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The Realist Creed

Robert D. Kaplan
Chief Geopolitical Analyst, Stratfor
Nov 19, 2014 | 09:00 GMT
Thucydides in exile.
Thucydides in exile.
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Realism is imbued with a hard morality of best possible outcomes under the circumstances, not a soft morality of good intentions....

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