Brave new world

“Thomas Friedman once said that no country with a McDonald’s had gone to war with another. However, the “Golden Arches Theory of Conflict Prevention” is not strictly true. Careful historians point to the 1989 United States invasion of Panama, NATO’s bombing of Serbia in 1999, the 2006 Lebanon War, and the 2008 South Ossetia War as exceptions.”

Wikipedia – McDonald’s

3 thoughts on “Brave new world”

      1. idea of unstoppable, inevitable, frictionless Globalisation

        Maybe the idea is sound, if you don’t allow for the fact that politicians are neither unstoppable, nor frictionless, and while global, politicians are by no means uniformly of any given point of view…

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