July 28, 2014

WWI and the Mighty Combustion of Small Events

Rex Murphy, National Post

The Associated Press

People looking at the world today are, I think rightfully, seeing something of a parallel with confusions of a century ago. In the last weeks and months, what a crowding and a tangling of events we have seen. And we have seen, too, how, just like a hundred years ago, an event in one place has its connection and impact in others. A jet shot down over Ukraine has a consequence for Israel a week later.

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TAGGED: World War I, Ukraine, Gaza, Russia, Israel, Barack Obama, United States, Vladimir Putin, MH17

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