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Paide Parish

Paide Parish was a rural municipality of Estonia, in Järva County. It had a population of 1935 and an area of 300 km². Nurmsi Airfield is located in the parish. During the Cold War, it hosted a front-line fighter air base "Koigi". Anna - Eivere - Kirila - Korba - Kriilevälja - Mäeküla - Mäo - Mustla - Mustla-Nõmme - Mündi - Nurme - Nurmsi - Ojaküla - Otiku - Pikaküla - Prääma - Puiatu - Purdi - Sargvere - Seinapalu - Sillaotsa - Sõmeru - Suurpalu - Tarbja - Valgma - Veskiaru - Viraksaare - Võõbu

Jeffrey Herbst

Jeffrey I. Herbst is an American political scientist, in July, 2018 became the President of the American Jewish University in Los Angeles, California. Herbst was the former 16th President of Colgate University, President and CEO of the Newseum in Washington, D. C, he resigned from his post at the Newseum in 2017. Prior to assuming the presidency of Colgate in 2010, he was Provost, Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs, professor of political science at Miami University, he received his B. A. from Princeton University in 1983, M. A. M. Phil from Yale University in 1985, Ph. D. in 1987 from Yale. He is married to Sharon Polansky, with whom he has three children, Matthew and Alana. Herbst has written extensively on international affairs in Africa, he is the author of State Politics in Zimbabwe and States and Power in Africa: Comparative Lessons in Authority and Control, which received the 2001 Luebbert Best Book Award in comparative politics for the year 2000 from the American Political Science Association.

It was a finalist for the 2001 Melville J. Herskovits Award for the best book in African studies awarded by the African Studies Association. Herbst has two siblings, his sister Susan, the President of the University of Connecticut, his brother Steve, Vice President of broadcasting and global media strategy for NASCAR. States and Power in Africa: Comparative Lessons in Authority and Control Environmental determinism State building Impact of Western European colonialism and colonisation