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Does America Need an Enemy?

  • October 16, 2017

Existential enemies have a way of uniting a country. Could America’s current state of division be related to the absence of such an enemy? In this talk, FPRI Senior Fellow Dominic Tierney takes an unorthodox look at America and the world, placing our current challenges in a larger historical perspective.

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Does America Need an Enemy?

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