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Why Do We Need The United Nations? Part Two

Amazing!  The Air Algerie plane that crashed in Mali resulted in the United Nations sending troops immediately to secure the area.  French fighter jets swept across the crash site to inspect the disaster.  946 more words

Why Democracies (Almost) Never Fight Each Other

Ivan Perkins, guest-blogging on the Volokh Conspiracy, offers an explanation why stable democracies do not fight each other.  An apparent exception to that rule highlights the importance of the stability of democratic institutions.   96 more words

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American 'Global Democracy' In Decline

David Brooks

It’s now clear that the end of the Soviet Union heralded an era of democratic complacency. Without a rival system to test them, democratic governments have decayed across the globe. 792 more words