David Worth

Trivials of the Borderlands

Imperial

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Ever since the United States assumed the mantle ‘leader of the free world’, in the acrid carnage of the Second World War, there has been a debate as to whether America is an empire in all but name, as Great Britain, France or even that mother of all empires, ancient Rome, had been before. If you look at Europe and NATO, at the World Bank and the IMF, there is no clear, irrefutable answer. 

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