December 30, 2013

Why Do Americans Like Revolutions?

Zachary Keck, The Diplomat

Revolutions are the antithesis to America’s own history, and to its geostrategic and normative interests.

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TAGGED: U.S. Foreign Policy, United States


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America: From Globalization to Isolationism
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Zachary Keck, Diplomat
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Why Other Countries Teach Better
New York Times
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