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On writing well

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Harvard professor Steven M. Walt has watched the competency of academic writing wither due to complex subject matter, a strategy of being circumlocutory almost to the point of being evasive and a basic misconception that the more long-winded and jargon-laden the prose, the more professional the writer sounds. Here, Walt ruminates on the importance of conveying a point in a clear and concise manner.