The New New World Order
The New New World Order
Opinions about events beyond our borders.
Oct. 1 2001 11:30 PM

The New New World Order

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Alas, the real world isn't like an academic article. It is certainly comforting to have one big idea around which all other policies easily fall into place, and it is easy to see why everyone is so relieved. Even I am relieved. But I am also afraid that in the complicated, interlinked, globalized modern world, one big idea isn't going to be enough.

Anne Applebaum is a Pulitzer Prize-winning author. Her most recent book is Iron Curtain: the Crushing of Eastern Europe, 1944-1956.

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