The Enemy of My Enemy is NOT My Friend;1.0 Britain And America

History is clear when it comes to the nature of hegemony. Specifically, that It is very lonely at the top where there are no such things as friends, particularly when it comes to expanding powers whose expanding demographics and consequential ambitions inevitably drive them to challenge for ultimate power. Thus, when a hegemony that is engaged in a war of survival seeks alliances, the commonly articulated phrase the enemy of my enemy is my friend might be true until the war ends. But afterwards, all bets are off and the hegemony needs to consider what the geopolitical terrain migh...

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