Author: John MathiasonJohn Mathiason examines the international relations theory underlying the book and likens it to Episode 2 of Star Wars: “The Realists Strike Back.”Suggested citation: John Mathiason, “Internet Governance Wars, Episode II: the Realists Strike Back: A review of Goldsmith and Wu’s ‘Who Controls the Internet? Illusions of a Borderless World'” (June, 2006). Internet Governance Project. Paper IGP06-004. Available at https://www.internetgovernance.org/pdf/JM-IGWars.pdf