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THE BOTTOM LINE

Nowadays, conquest is for losers

Tuesday, December 23, 2014 - 05:50

MORE than a century has passed since Norman Angell, a British journalist and politician, published The Great Illusion, a treatise arguing that the age of conquest was, or at least should be, over. He didn't predict an end to warfare, but he did argue that aggressive wars no longer made sense -