America, Cuba, and The Shrinking Ranks of Rogue States (Or: Why The U.S. Is Running Out Of Enemies)

Rejoice, frozen New Englanders, for you may soon be able to enjoy Cuba's pristine beaches, vintage cars, and rampant sex industry! At long last, most of America's elites can and do recognize the 50  year embargo of Cuba has failed to oust the Castros, overthrow communism, and return Cuba to the U.S. fold.  This final … Continue reading America, Cuba, and The Shrinking Ranks of Rogue States (Or: Why The U.S. Is Running Out Of Enemies)

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The How-To of Hegemony (Or: How To Rule The World And Get Away With It)

You had a bad day.  Plans fell through; a date went badly; something you really hoped would happen didn't.  But it's cool.  As the world's hegemon, you know you'll feel better once you've sent your drones against a beach full of screaming children.  Because you're the world hegemon, and you can pretty much do whatever … Continue reading The How-To of Hegemony (Or: How To Rule The World And Get Away With It)