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ArtLung posts tagged with “united-nations”

  • Power and Weakness by Robert Kagan

    There is a great deal of food for thought in Power and Weakness by Robert Kagan, from Policy Review. (via bruce sterling). It’s a long but good article. … The United States is a behemoth with a conscience. It is not Louis xiv’s France or George III’s England. Americans do not argue, even to themselves,…

  • Item in the New York Times: As U…

    Item in the New York Times: As U.N. Meets, bin Laden Tape Sets Off Alarms. This is a good note. Lots of news out there, but this one should raise some alarm bells. The take-home message for me is: Osama Bin Laden has read his Sun Tzu He is cultivating his friends and his enemies…

  • I am dismayed that this hopeful post was somewhat unfounded…

    I am dismayed that this hopeful post was somewhat unfounded. I was hopeful to see the US engaging in a smart PR/information war in the middle east is not succeeding as we might hope. I wish we were playing our cards better. We suffered a calamitous and vicious attack, at the hands of people who…