Daily Archives: May 19, 2011

Between War & Peace: Statecraft & Political Correctness

The single most decisive long term impact of foreign policy is the winning of war and the management of peace.  Most historians completely ignore the course of events (both domestic and international) leading to a given war’s conclusion and the … Continue reading

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Holy Ignorance

How can one study the failure that is political Islam and Protestantism?  The former dwells on an archaic vision that simply cannot address contemporary issues while the latter remains permanently entangled in the cultural morass of exalted personal autonomy.  For … Continue reading

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