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Sunday, October 10, 2010

New Countries Are Born: Hello Korsou

  How often do we have new countries created? Colonialism's long history keeps offering us reminders of who conquered whom and which imperial powers were important 200 and 300 and 500 years ago. If we take the long view, the age of imperialism is still alive and well.
  See this Reuters story from the (former) Netherlands Antilles: http://www.nytimes.com/reuters/2010/10/10/world/international-us-caribbean-islands.html?ref=world

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