Killowen Group Chairman, Harlan Ullman, in his latest column, voices his concern about the now weathered post Cold War institutions. Are they up to the job?
The Carthaginian peace exacted on Germany ultimately brought Adolph Hitler and the Nazis to power, laying the foundation for World War II. Fortunately, with the failure of the Versailles peace process fully in mind, the allies did not repeat the catastrophic folly of World War I and two of the greatest success stories of the last century were the rebuilding and democratization of Germany and Japan after World War II.
Now, twenty years after the end of the Cold War, the strategic environment may be closer to the post November 1918 world than after the end of World War II.