Tag: history

The world George H.W. Bush made

CAMBRIDGE — I have worked for four US presidents, Democrats and Republicans alike, and perhaps the most important thing I have learned along the way is that little of what we call history is inevitable.

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Putin Family Values

LONDON — The fixation on the ongoing World Cup, during which an estimated one million foreign football fans, many from Europe and the United States…

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Ten Weimar lessons

PRINCETON – Since the establishment of the Federal Republic of Germany in 1949, Germans have looked back anxiously to the collapse of the Weimar Republic in the early 1930s and the rise of Nazism.

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A modern history of the Balkans

Thanos Veremis

From the vantage point of Pristina or Athens, the Balkans will certainly yield two entirely different assessments of the region. The picture will be the more skewed if we look at the Balkans from Washington DC, Paris or Berlin. This new book by Thanos Veremis, Emeritus Professor of History at Athens University, contains a dense analysis of the subject from an array of geopolitical viewpoints.

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But is this, indeed, the end of the “West”?

Let us remain immune to wishful thinking from both the Right and the Left.
Α quarter of a century ago the “End of History” had been predicted. That was at the most triumphant moment of the total victory of Liberal Democracy over Marxist-Leninist totalitarianism …

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