The Persistence of Nationalism

By |2014-10-27T16:48:30-05:00October 27th, 2014|Categories: Nationalism, Politics|

We are supposed to be living in the postmodern era, freed from the traditional petty concerns of national interest and, even worse, nationalism. A new era of peaceful globalism was supposed to have dawned. Then came Turkey’s fusion of Islam and nationalism under its prime minister, Recep Tayyip Erdogan; Sri Lankan leader Mahinda Rajapaksa’s use [...]