Programmes In Political Science

Clive Hamilton’s Quarterly Essay, “What’s Left? I have had people tell me that just because every implementation of Socialism has produced horrors beyond human imagination—suffering, murder, starvation, oppression—that is just because the wrong guys were in charge. I say that is nonsense. Socialism by its very nature attracts those very guys who want totalitarian power. I agree with your comments on Iran. This drumbeat for war seems designed to alibi a forthcoming Israeli “pre-emptive” attack, but the Obama regime is clearly conflicted. Iran has something like 73 million people, and the entire MidEast-Near East is basically now a political tinderbox. The situation in Iraq and Afghanistan is clearly crumbling, and now there’s this huge push for America to launch war with Iran and Syria as well. 2.9 This is the modern concept of the purpose of the common law adversarial trial. The state’s role in prosecuting crime, and the related … Read the rest