Chronicles Magazine Foreign Affairs

John Bull Turns Johnny Reb

Since the 1940's, Americans have been slowly introduced to the idea that national sovereignty is a dangerously outmoded concept that must give place to a broader and more generous understanding of our place in the world.

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  • Correspondence

    Continental Drift

    It is apparent that enthusiasm for the EC, let alone a federal Europe, is limited in Britain, and that much of the history of political convergence over the last 40 years is to be sought in the calculations of particular politicians and political...

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  • Correspondence

    The Attraction Offshore

    With the government seizing at least half our incomes each year and the "multi-diversity" crowd sowing seeds of anger and disunity that could well lead to civil war down the road, I hear more and more people talking of places to relocate...

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  • VITAL SIGNS

    Are Allies Necessary?

    The United States today has numerous allies in Europe, Asia, and the Middle East whom Americans are committed to defend. Despite the end of the Cold War, Americans are regaled at home and abroad with rationales for reinvigorating alliances that...

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  • VITAL SIGNS

    Is War Unavoidable?

    Currently wars are being fought in the Balkans, in Russia, in Southeast Asia, and in various parts of Africa, but they involve relatively few people. Despite these wars, we live in reasonably peaceful times, and no threat of a major war appears...

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  • VITAL SIGNS

    Lessons From France

    On the French nightly news for Monday, June 12, the anchor's face was so grim that, at first, I thought the French forces in Bosnia had suffered serious losses. But, no, he was reporting on the French municipal elections, the first round of...

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