Thursday assorted links

1. “Our contention is that the reason that the West “rules” can be traced back to two events both taking place in China: the invention of the cannon, which made possible the survival of the weakest in Europe; and the arrival of Genghis Khan, which led to the survival of the strongest in China.”  Link here.

2. The debate continues.

3. Chotiner and Plokhy on Ukraine (New Yorker).


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