Tag Archives: World War I

Tomorrow’s Wars: A Work In Progress

    This is the first in a new two-part series by  guest author Dr. Majed Ashy. Often, the bloody destructive assaults known euphemistically as “armed conflicts”  grow out of the operation of at least three factors. Grievances, real or … Continue reading

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Globalization for good (Globalization, Part 2)

Liberal economists—the ones ballyhooing about the benefits of unfettered capitalism–have gleefully co-opted the term “globalization.”… Continue reading

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Systems so perfect

By guest author Mike Corgan “dreaming of systems so perfect that no one will need to be good.” C.S. Lewis wrote those words for his verse play The Rock, but they could just as well apply to U.S. foreign policy … Continue reading

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Psychoanalyzing human aggression and war

Psychoanalysts have had a long interest in war and other forms of human aggression. For example, the “father” of psychoanalysis, Sigmund Freud (1915), horrified by the outbreak of World War I, argued that the violence was convincing evidence that “A … Continue reading

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