Berto Jongman: The Atlantic View of Threats – State-Centric, Myopic, Unbalanced

Berto Jongman
Berto Jongman

The Global Conflicts to Watch in 2016

Concerns about the Middle East, and especially Syria, have displaced other threats.

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Phi Beta Iota: While the article is merely one small window into The Atlantic, the absence of a corrective editorial comment is troubling. This is state-centric — it is focused on instability and yet ignores the role of the USA and its dictator allies in promoting that instability. It shows no understanding at all of other superior models for understanding both threats and opportunities for intervention to counter emerging threats.

See Especially:

The Future: Recent “Core” Work by Robert Steele

See Also:

Review: A More Secure World–Our Shared Responsibility–Report of the Secretary-General’s High-level Panel on Threats, Challenges and Change

Review: High Noon–Twenty Global Problems, Twenty Years to Solve Them