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Anyone for real politik?

Posted by smeddum on October 24, 2008

Anyone for real politik?
OCTOBER 23, 2008
October 21, 2008
BY Rodric Braithwaite GeorgianDaily

The discussion between David Miliband and a number of experts in last month’s Prospect centred on concepts that have formed the core of the British and western view of international affairs for the last two decades: liberal interventionism, universal values, multilateralism, globalisation, and ethical foreign policy.

But these ideas have lost plausibility as “the west,” their main champion, continues to suffer a loss of authority, not least as a result of the financial crisis. Read the rest of this entry »

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