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October 29, 2007
In an essay in Foreign Affairs January February 2007 Tony Blair argued not unpersuasively that in the war against global extremism w e chose values instead of security as our battleground By values he meant democratic values W henever countries are in the process of democratic development
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January 15, 2007
The British statesman William E Gladstone reading the U S Constitution 100 years after it entered into force remarked The American Constitution is the most wonderful work ever struck off at a given time by the brain and purpose of man Generations of Americans have since regarded their Consti
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May 23, 2005
The Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Voting Rights Act of 1965 were historical landmarks This double-barreled assault on apartheid in the United States was the first time since 1875 that Congress was able to muster the votes necessary to make good on the Constitution 8217 s promise of equality Un
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November 24, 2003
A Declaration of Interdependence was published originally in England as The World We rsquo re In Its author a reporter for The London Observer described the British edition as a call to arms against a conservative unilateral world view The military metaphor is apt The book is a slashing take-
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January 06, 2003
The 20th century gave birth to an age of human rights In recent decades the world has witnessed a revolution of moral concern personified by an international community sworn to global standards of justice and decency As the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and such documents as the Genocide
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April 09, 2001
This short book advances bone-shattering propositions about the fall of Yugoslavia It argues that U S policymakers and western European leaders knowingly set out to destroy Yugoslavia in the interest of globalized capitalism that the 1999 Rambouillet Peace Agreement was an ambush amounting to o
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February 12, 2001
We are witnessing another world war This is the message of Deliver Us From Evil Unlike World War I and World War II this war is not among nations Conscripted armies do not meet on distant battlefields in defense of national interests No noble purpose informs this war No medals of honor dignify
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April 22, 2000
After World War I the victorious powers cobbled together a new kingdoma constitutional monarchyout of the collapsed Austro-Hungarian Empire It would later be known as Yugoslavia or Land of the South Slavs The new polity was a multi-ethnic state made up of subnational units of Serbs Croats and S