Chronicles Magazine Europe

Missed Manners and Creeping Laws

All societies regulate personal behavior: That is part of what makes them societies, instead of mere aggregations of isolated individuals. Societies differ enormously, though, in just how they perform this regulation, how much they rely on law...

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  • Correspondence

    In the Mafia

    A friend of mine just got arrested for arms dealing. From whom he was buying the arms, to whom he was selling them, or, indeed, whether he ever bought or sold any, I haven't the slightest idea.

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  • VITAL SIGNS

    A Maturing Europe?

    While many Asians have welcomed the election of George W. Bush, leading Europeans are nervous. In particular, they fear that President Bush will reduce their continent's free defense ride, especially as the Balkans begins to explode vet again.

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