Monthly Archives: February 2016

Foreign policy in the age of the Fifth Wave

Foreign policy during the industrial age was conducted in great secrecy between governments which claimed to embody the nation.  For the purposes of global politics, the US government was the United States.  In reality, of course, elites and large bureaucracies … Continue reading

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Staring into the pit: The European malady

Even after two world wars, the nations of Europe were a force to be reckoned with. Seventy years ago, the European democracies joined the United States in an Atlantic Alliance that held off the imperial advance of the Soviet Union.  … Continue reading

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