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World politics is entering a new phase, in which the great divisions among humankind and the dominating source of international conflict will be cultural.
The September/October 2016 issue of Foreign Affairs.
Conventional wisdom in the West blames the Ukraine crisis on Russian aggression. But this account is wrong: Washington and its European allies actually share most of the responsibility, having spent decades pushing east into Russia’s natural sphere of interest.
"view of big boys"
Instead of trying to predict "Black Swan" events such as coups or crises, forecasters should look at how political systems handle disorder. The best indicator of a country's future trajectory is not a lengthy past stability, but recent moderate volatility.
"Fine Taleb, but repeats some themes in other books"
"Graduating With No Clear Career Path? Just Be Patient" is from the June 03, 2016 Business section of The New York Times. It was written by Angela Duckworth and narrated by Barbara Benjamin-Creel.
"Max Lucado: Trump Doesn't Pass the Decency Test" is from the Opinions section of The Washington Post. It was written by Max Lucado and narrated by Jill Melancon.
In this issue: "Upholding Standards" by Amy Davidson; "The State of Debate" by Jill Lepore; "Wild Man" by Nick Paumgarten; "Vile Bodies" by Alexandra Schwartz.
"Amazing this far!"
The July/August 2016 Issue of Foreign Affairs.
"Don’t Grade Schools on Grit" is from the March 26, 2016, Health section of The New York Times. It was written by Angela Duckworth and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.
America’s wars of the 20th century seem to confirm that ancient wisdom. A complacent, naïve, and isolationist United States came late to both world wars. Nonetheless, once engaged, the United States almost immediately amassed huge armies ex nihilo and produced unprecedented quantities of arms to ensure Allied victories in both conflicts. No other power fought in so many theaters of battle to such effect and with such consideration for reducing its own casualties.
Will Israel survive? That question hasn’t really been asked since 1967. Then, a far weaker Israel was surrounded on all sides by Arab dictatorships that were equipped with sophisticated weapons from their nuclear patron, the Soviet Union. But now, things are far worse for the Jewish state.
"Aziz Ansari: Why Trump Makes Me Scared for My Family" is from the June 26, 2016 Opinion section of The New York Times. It was written by Aziz Ansari and narrated by Kristi Burns.
"The Problem with Protecting Grizzly Bears" is from the May 08, 2016 Opinion section of The New York Times. It was written by Steven Rinella and narrated by Kristi Burns.
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As China asserts itself in its nearby seas and Russia wages war in Syria and Ukraine, it is easy to assume that Eurasia’s two great land powers are showing signs of newfound strength. But the opposite is true: increasingly, China and Russia flex their muscles not because they are powerful but because they are weak. Unlike Nazi Germany, whose power at home in the 1930s fueled its military aggression abroad, today’s revisionist powers are experiencing the reverse phenomenon.
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"Clinton Sick Days" by Amy Davidson; "President Trump" by Evan Osnos; "Twilight" by Ed Caesar; "Street Cred" by Adam Gopnik.