The Warp and Weft of War

October, late Autumn in Afghanistan, and the mountains that surround – in fact seem almost to strangle – Kabul were not yet fully encased by snow. I can recall my first breath of…

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Dynasties Still Run the World

Want to get into politics? It helps if you come from the right family. Our new study, published in the journal Historical Social Research in December 2018, shows that, on average, one in 10…

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