Ukraine: From Bad To Worse?

Source: The American Conservative
by Andrew J Bacevich

“‘We have it in our power to begin the world all over again.’ Tom Paine’s bold assertion, dating from 1776, captures an enduring facet of America’s national self-image and self-assigned responsibility to history. The ongoing Russo-Ukraine War offers an opportune moment to reflect on Paine’s claim. Does it still hold? With 1776 itself now the subject of controversy, does beginning the world all over again remain part of the nation’s repertoire?” (05/05/22)