June 29, 2014

U.S. Faces Far Bigger Foes than ISIS

Francis Fukuyama, Financial Times

The Associated Press

For some, it will always be 1939. We are forever telling ourselves how, in the 1930s, the US and Britain underestimated the threat from Germany and Japan, how Winston Churchill alone among western leaders saw the danger and summoned his country to a defence of democracy against the Nazis. The 70 years of American leadership following the second world war were a catalogue of Churchillian moments, from the Berlin airlift to the fall of the Berlin Wall.

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TAGGED: Barack Obama, Ukraine, Russia, U.S. Foreign Policy, Iraq, Islamic State Of Iraq And Al-Sham, ISIS, Francis Fukuyama

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