A Former Spear-carrier for the Empire | 4

Political science has failed hopelessly. It emits no interesting signal in the world today, and these things should be being studied. My argument would be [that] our mistakes, and the invitation to Nemesis, began with the collapse of the Soviet Union. We misanalyzed it, we said that we won the Cold War. The truth of the matter is we both lost it. They lost it first because they were always much poorer, but we’re both now suffering from the same kinds of pressures, of ideological rigidity, imperial over-stretch, inability to reform, […]

Chalmers Johnson, ‘A Conversation with History 2007

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