Un viitor geopolitic sub semnul lui Huxley? 4

Preluăm din nou din Revista 22 o analiză excelentă şi extrem de actuală a lui Octavian Manea asupra evoluţiilor din sistemul internaţional şi a politicii externe a Statelor Unite ale Americii.

Magnitudinea prefacerilor care au loc astăzi amintesc de finalul Războiului Rece, de perioada „Războiului Stelelor“, când generalii sovietici au fost printre primii care au înţeles că au pierdut competiţia militară. Este SUA astăzi în aceeaşi situaţie?


World War II: Seventy years after Răspunde

World War II fighting

Few events have had such a deep impact on world history as the conflict that griped the international system seventy years ago. As all great power wars in the last five hundred years it started in Europe, with a bid a for hegemony made by a Germany, the second in twenty-five years, but it soon spread to North Africa, the Pacific and the Atlantic oceans. World War II was a total war, the second in less than a generation, and as such it involved attacks on civilians and genocide. From a military and strategic point of view it was a total war, as the aim of the war was the re-ordering of the entire international system and the destruction of some of its members; its scope was not limited to the European continent, it saw an unprecedented level of societal mobilization for the war effort in every country involved and it was prosecuted with every means available, culminating in the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki.