Tag Archives: Failed States

Written in History: The Death of America’s Hyper-Power Fantasy

By Martin Sieff Source: Strategic Culture Foundation In 1987, Paul Kennedy, a British professor of history at Yale University, unleashed a political and intellectual firestorm with the publication of his great (677-page) book, “The Rise and Fall of the Great … Continue reading

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The Age of Disintegration

Neoliberalism, Interventionism, the Resource Curse, and a Fragmenting World By Patrick Cockburn Source: TomDispatch.com We live in an age of disintegration. Nowhere is this more evident than in the Greater Middle East and Africa. Across the vast swath of territory … Continue reading

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