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Saturday, March 22, 2003

 

The cowboy US' true crime, they say, has been to put the entire emergent transnational world order at risk, just decades after the ideas of sovereignty and stability and self-determination spread beyond the borders of Europe to reach the majority of the world's population. Fair enough.

But it's arguable that more people were killed in the 20th century than in the rest of recorded history combined. (Arguable, though probably neither provable or disprovable. And my understanding of killed doesn't include by disease or non-deliberate famine.) Either way, the point matters.

So how's that inviolably sovereign nation-state thing working out for everybody, hmm?

posted by Kelly | 7:33 PM link
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