Societies condone behaviors in some of their leaders that in other leaders would be condemned.
“Nonetheless, given the personalities of the two leaders involved, one cannot rule out that sheer personal pique could become a direct factor in triggering a war,” notes Pillar now at Georgetown University.
What Trump is threatening is terrifying and senseless, but he is also America’s id, America’s bullying and brainless prowess unfiltered.
China needs to have a plan to prepare for war on the Korean Peninsula.
Those who invented a war based on lies, motivated simply by economic interests. A war that launched this worldwide conflagration and which no one is stopping.
War is no longer what it was – apart from its unchanged brutality. The Americans know this well. Are the Europeans ready to join such an adventure? And above all: will they be united?
<i>The U.S., obsessed by the rise of Asia, withdrew too quickly from the Middle East, without seeing the grand return of Russia and without asserting itself as a great power in the Asia-Pacific region.</i>
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Internet meetings between teens, some of them refugees in Jordan, the others in a poor neighborhood in Los Angeles. Created by a nongovernmental organization, these remote exchanges allow these young people to get to know each other.
At the Mahata Community Center in Amman, it's the big day. In this activity center, [Read more]