"As a rapidly ascending China challenges America's accustomed predominance, these two nations risk falling into a deathly trap first identified by the ancient Greek historian Thucydides.
Thucydides Trap: When a rising power threatens to displace a ruling power..............................." Graham Allison…Continue
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Originally published in The Huffington Post World Section on 15 July 2015, see: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/jesica-l-santos/welcoming-a-hybrid-attemp_b_7794052.html
On 22 April 2015, the Transitional Council in the Central African Republic (CAR) adopted a…Continue
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This question is hard to answer. Because the news we receive about the situation in Afghanistan is thoroughly limited by the difficulties of portraying life outside the zones controlled by ISAF and the Afghan authorities. Western journalists’ ability to report on the situation on the ground in the areas where the fighting takes place is very limited, and when they do enter these areas their reporting is depended upon the ISAF forces which guarantee…Continue