A civil war consists of non-governmental groups within a country attacking each other. While the left is quick to fantasize about the threat of an armed right-wing militia, the fact of the matter is that the situation in several Western countries already clearly fulfills the criteria for a civil war. Yet, it is waged by… Continue reading When is a Country in a Civil War?
We used to divide the countries of the earth into the first, second, and third world. In particular the term “second world” has fallen out of favor, even though it is still widely used. It used to mainly refer to the Eastern European countries behind the Iron Curtain. I think it is more descriptive to… Continue reading Developing Countries and Degenerating Countries