Posts Tagged ‘Middle East’

Comment on WSJ – Walter Russell Mead – On the Future of Middle East Christians May 31, 2015 No Comments

Walter Russell Mead really hits the nail on the head, here.  He explains that the four older empires, Ottoman, Russian, German, and Austro-Hungarian, were, whatever their weaknesses, “multiethnic and multi confessional states.”  After the fall of these empires, all these groups wanted their own states and not all this “diversity,” to use a term now […]