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The Sphinx: Franklin Roosevelt, the Isolationists, and the Road to World War II, by Nicholas Wapshott
The complicated strategic struggle between President
Franklin D. Roosevelt and those who believed the United States could and should
stay out of World War II has been repeatedly explored, mostly through works extolling
the wisdom and foresight of the presid...
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Reflections on the Revolt in Ferguson
The protests over the August shooting in Ferguson, Missouri
have become the subject of national and international attention. Rather than
set the controversy over this tragic incident to rest, the grand jury decision
that the evidence did not warrant indicti...
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Political Order and Political Decay, by Francis Fukuyama
Political Order andPolitical Decay is the second volume in Francis Fukyama’s effort to account
for the nature and functioning of political systems (for my review of the first
volume, see
here ). Despite the subtitle, it is less a history of modern political...
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