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The West on the wrong path
Handelsblatt (Germany), by Gabor Steingart

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Posted By:Blackeagle, 8/8/2014 1:53:10 PM

Every war is accompanied by a kind of mental mobilization: war fever. Even smart people are not immune to controlled bouts of this fever. “This war in all its atrociousness is still a great and wonderful thing. It is an experience worth having“ rejoiced Max Weber in 1914 when the lights went out in Europe. (snip) “History is not repeating itself!” But can we be so sure about that these days? In view of the war events in the Crimean and eastern Ukraine, the heads of states and governments of the West suddenly have no more questions and all the

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Handelsblatt is sort of the Financial Times/WSJ of Germany. 1914 seems like only yesterday.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: reilly, 8/8/2014 2:35:18 PM     (No. 9958246)


Hey, Gabor, the Tea Party will leave you alone. The liberals will get you killed.


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Reply 2 - Posted by: TarAndFeathers, 8/8/2014 2:56:21 PM     (No. 9958269)

Not to fret, Herr Steingart. The last thing the world needs is hordes of young German males with weapons rampaging beyond their borders yet again.

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The West on the wrong path
Handelsblatt (Germany), by Gabor Steingart    Original Article
Posted By: Blackeagle- 8/8/2014 1:53:10 PM     Post Reply
Every war is accompanied by a kind of mental mobilization: war fever. Even smart people are not immune to controlled bouts of this fever. “This war in all its atrociousness is still a great and wonderful thing. It is an experience worth having“ rejoiced Max Weber in 1914 when the lights went out in Europe. (snip) “History is not repeating itself!” But can we be so sure about that these days? In view of the war events in the Crimean and eastern Ukraine, the heads of states and governments of the West suddenly have no more questions and all the

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