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Learnings from Bill Clinton's autobiography "My Life"

The first thing I will share is what all I learnt about the US political system and the World history by reading Bill Clinton’s autobiography “My Life”

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Thinking Aloud: Darius's Rules of International Engagement, #2

May 27, 2015 by Darius 

Here’s my second rule: chess is a great game, but it is an absolutely terrible analogy for international engagement.

The appeal of chess as an analogy is easy to see: politicians and others long to see themselves as the grandmaster behind the board, manipulating pieces to concoct a brilliant trap for the opponent to stumble into.  496 more words

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Cooper: We learned the value of vigilance 70 years ago

In a 1935 book, Paths of Glory, later a movie starring Kirk Douglas, one of the characters says “war never settled anything except who was strongest.” 577 more words

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Neolithic Era or the Agricultural Revolution (the New Stone Age)

8000 – 2000 B.C.E.

Until the last ice age ended around 11,500 years ago man had been a hunter-gatherer, hunting animals and gathering wild plants for food. 2,208 more words

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After effects of WW1. ( World history ) :

Even after the official end of World War I, its far-reaching effects resounded in the world for decades in the forms of changing politics, economics and public opinion. 888 more words

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Early Empires of Mesopotamia

2234 – 1000 B.C.E.

Most of the world’s early great civilizations were located in river valleys. Rivers provided a regular supply of water, which is necessary for survival. 1,012 more words

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The Paleolithic Era

40,000 – 8000 B.C.E.

The period known as the Upper Paleolithic or Late Stone Age, which dates from about 40,000  to 10,000 years ago, was a time of notable advances in human mental development and technology. 1,316 more words

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