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Quote of the day no. 2: Rosa Brooks summarizes world history

“For most of human history,… we’ve had a giant mess.” We might have escaped that for the last couple of centuries, with clear delineations between states, corporations, and such. But that may be passing away.

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“For most of human history,… we’ve had a giant mess.” We might have escaped that for the last couple of centuries, with clear delineations between states, corporations, and such. But that may be passing away.

Thomas E. Ricks covered the U.S. military from 1991 to 2008 for the Wall Street Journal and then the Washington Post. He can be reached at ricksblogcomment@gmail.com.

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