She sent the galleys to me, and I told her , " e xcellent book ' . She ' s spot on . S he ' s right.
I wish she ' d gone even deeper into it.
It ' s something that happens to E mpire almost automatically, and it something that happens to empires that get into fiscal problems, fiscal as in financial and economic, even more often.
So , the two things kind of go hand - in - hand.
And also if you look at history, and you look at what empires do when this sort of thing happens to them, more often than not, rather than retrench ing and revisiting their polic ies, and cutting back, the y usually just reinforce the failure . And again, as I said, that ' s scary, that ' s very scary . We do not need to be frittering away our power on the peripheries of our empire, by engaging our military in things like Afghanistan, Iraq, Syria, Iran, and so forth.
military? Does anybody?
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