By Angelo M. Codevilla
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C. D. 732. The history of international affairs is the record of peoples who have shown the best and the worst of which human beings are capable. As Charles Hill illustrates in Grand Strategies: Literature, Statecraft, and World Order (2010), international affairs has been the subject of some of the world’s great literature. American authors and teachers today tend to reflect the schools of thought about foreign affairs that have developed here since the early twentieth century in the course of American political struggles.
Their prosperity and coherence puts them in a class by themselves. Geographically, Europe is merely the Eurasian continent’s western cape. But its civilization and forms of governance distinguish it from the rest of the Old World as they distinguish it from the New World. Europe is divided geographically between its Balkan southeast, its Mediterranean south, its maritime north, and a northern plain that stretches from France to Russia. Just as important, it is divided between Eastern Orthodox and Latin Christianity, between traditions of absolute rule and of limited government, and between traditions of more or less state interference in economic life.
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A STUDENT'S GUIDE TO INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS by Angelo M. Codevilla