Richard Fontaine

Independent Journalist


Opinion Articles & Editorials Written By Richard Fontaine

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11/28/14Pick Your Prismpolitico.com
This year has been filled with multiple, competing foreign policy crises, but 2014 has also been a year of dueling historical analogies. The trend began in January, when Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe invoked the specter of 1914 in remarks at Davos. In comparing his country’s current tensions with China to those between Britain and Germany before World War I, Abe noted that deep economic interdependence did not prevent war between the two powers. Two months later, with Vladimir Putin in the process of seizing Crimea...