Roundup Top 10!

Roundup Top 10!
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  #1 In Defense of Empire
  by Robert D. Kaplan

  It can ensure stability and protect minorities better than any other form of order. The case for a tempered American imperialism.

  THE ATLANTIC


  #2 Lessons from the Little Ice Age
  by Geoffrey Parker

  The Little Ice Age of the seventeenth century triggered global disruptions to civilization. Policymakers need to heed the warning.

  NEW YORK TIMES


  #3 Madman in the White House
  by James Rosen and Luke Nichter

  This time, it's the Russians who are making use of Nixon's "madman theory."

  FOREIGN POLICY


  #4 Good for the Bushes and the Clintons, but Not Good for America
  by Jonathan Zimmerman

  Since 1980, presidential politics have heavily featured two families. But dynasties aren't what's best for democracy.

  LOS ANGELES TIMES

   

  #5 Think Russia's Land Grab is Unique? Think Again.
  by Timothy Garton Ash

  Just ask Turkey.

  LOS ANGELES TIMES


  #6 Rand Paul Doesn't Stand a Chance
  by Michael Kazin

  Libertarianism may be on the rise, but it has no real chance of taking over the Republican Party, much less the nation.

  THE NEW REPUBLIC


  #7 Mao Won the Battle, Chiang Kai-shek Won the War
  by Robert D. Kaplan

  History will prove the defeated Generalissimo had a greater impact on modern China than its most famous father.

   FOREIGN POLICY


  #8 A Fond Farewell to Jonathan Schell
  by Jim Sleeper

  Schell represented a WASP cultural sensibility and poured it into the beginnings of a transracial, global civil society.

  WASHINGTON MONTHLY


  #9 Ready for World War III?
  by Murray Polner

  Remember Winston Churchill's key to Russian action: Russian national interest.

  NYTIMES EXAMINER


  #10 The My Lai Massacre Just Got Worse
  by William J. Astore

  CBS News has an article that shows that President Richard Nixon sought to cover up the My Lai Massacre during the Vietnam War.

  CONTRARY PERSPECTIVE



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