A Civilization in Decline
As I observe the direction in which the West is moving, I can’t help but sense a disturbing demoralization, a loss of drive, initiative, and the will to thrive and grow that seemed to characterize earlier generations in our civilization, the end result ...
Energy a key component in all calculations of war
The rise of the Ukraine conflict and territorial disputes in ... I recently read Israeli military historian Professor Azar Gat's monumental book, War in Human Civilization. His survey of the anthropological, geographical, cultural and sociological origins ...
Are civilizations clashing?
As we’ve said repeatedly on this site, those in the Western world must understand the Islamic world if a Clash of Civilizations is to be avoided ... in explaining current events — the political rise of Hamas in Palestine, Iran’s extremist government ...
Corn was crop that powered rise of Peruvian civilization 5,000 years ago, new study finds
The new study uses microscopic evidence from pollen records, coprolites and stone-tool residues to demonstrate that maize was widely grown, intensively processed and constituted a primary component ... diets and a key part of this civilization’s economy.”
Faces of the Past, Reflections of the Present at Archaeology Conference
Salah Jarrar, from the University of Jordan, identified two key aspects of a successful ... and about other civilizations. Each must include “an invitation, a promise, to the other–an altruistic component.” Turkey and Russia have a great opportunity ...