Feb 6, 2024

Recommended Reading


 Today's column by Thomas Friedman in the N.Y. Times

“Because of generational change, most of America’s political elite today grew up in the relatively benign, pax-Americana post-Cold War era — 1989 to 2022” (when Putin invaded Ukraine) “and they have lost the habit and the knack of thinking about global politics in military terms,” the U.S. foreign policy historian Michael Mandelbaum told me. “Very few members of the elite today have served in the military.”

FULL column HERE

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