THE BLACK KETTLE

Proverbs 21:30

The Collapsing State System and the Western Stake in the Middle East

The apex of the Westphalian System came in 19th-Century Europe, where it was infused with and strengthened by the emerging trend of “nationalism” that would consider the “state” and the “nation” one and the same. As time went by, with the spread of European imperial influence in the world, the Westphalian System and European-style nationalism were also taken to the four corners of the globe, in effect making the Westphalian System the basis of modern international law and thus the prototype of the new world order.

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May 1, 2016 - Posted by | Uncategorized

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