January 30, 2014

The Great War's Long Shadow

Joschka Fischer, Project Syndicate

RCH

This year marks the centennial of the outbreak of World War I, which is reason enough to reflect on what this seminal European catastrophe teaches us today. Indeed, the Great War’s consequences for international relations and the global system of states continue to be felt. So, have we learned anything from the policy failures of governments, institutions, and international diplomacy that occurred in the summer of 1914?

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TAGGED: World War I, Europe

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