Tag Archives: history

Anarchism / barbarism / terrorism: ISIS and Europe

To me, it is impossible not to look at the horrors of the past few weeks as history. As soon as they happen, they join a long train of horrors stretching back to the beginning of recorded history. It is … Continue reading

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Do countries have friends?

Today I had a rare moment of agreement with Realpolitik, as practiced notably by Henry Kissinger. Realpolitik is “politics or diplomacy based primarily on power and on practical and material factors and considerations, rather than explicit ideological notions or moral … Continue reading

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