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In fact, I think the likelihood of a new war breaking out hasn't been this high since the late 1930's. As Michael Moore pointed out: a dumbed down and scared population is easier to control than a well educated assertive one. Given the economic and social problems that the West is going through, the options our dear leaders have to ensure they don't get sent to the guillotine are narrowing. Better point people's hatred against a foreign enemy than let it spill over at home against their own regime.

East-West tinderbox in the Balkans? In Georgia? Where's the best place to start?

by vladimir on Sun May 17th, 2009 at 09:58:02 AM EST

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