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Editor’s pick: Henry Kissinger

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World Order: Reflections on the Character of Nations and the Course of History (2014)

1. "Because information is so accessible and communication instantaneous, there is a diminution of focus on its significance, or even on the definition of what is significant. This dynamic may encourage policymakers to wait for an issue to arise rather than anticipate it, and to regard moments of decision as a series of isolated events rather than part of a historical continuum. When this happens, manipulation of information replaces reflection as the principal policy tool."

2. "The state is a fragile organization, and the statesman does not have the moral right to risk its survival on ethical restraint."

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What are the attitudes towards the political and economical situation around western Europe and the U.S.

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Statistical Insights

In the United States and Western Europe, many people support large scale, systemic change. Across four countries surveyed in November and December of last year, around four-in-ten or more in every country describe either their economic or political system as needing at least major changes if not complete reform. But what people prioritize – and whether they prioritize both economic and political changes – varies by country, according to a new analysis of Pew Research Center data. 

Here are five key findings about people's attitudes toward systemic reforms in the U.S., France, Germany and the UK:

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