French Gen. Michel-Joseph Maunoury, right, walks alongside French army commander Gen. Joseph Joffre during the Battle of the Marne in 1914. The battle, and World War I as a whole, might not have happened were it not for the conspiracy of geopolitical factors and events in 1914.
The archduke's assassination set World War I in motion, with help from some conspiring geopolitical forces. More than 100 years later, the latest shifts in the global order could amplify the effects of the U.S. withdrawal from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action....
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