For India, the links with the United States/Israel are the centrepiece of its foreign policy.
Better a bad excuse, than none at all.
Any theory intended to describe and analyze socio-historical reality cannot restrict itself to the human spirit and disregard the totality of human nature.
Partisanship is our great curse. We too readily assume that everything has two sides and that it is our duty to be on one or the other.
Our New England climate is mild and equable compared with that of the Platte.
In history, one gathers clues like a detective, tries to present an honest account of what most likely happened, and writes a narrative according to what we know and, where we aren’t absolutely sure, what might be most likely to have happened, within the generally accepted rules of evidence and sources.
States are like people. They do not question the awful status quo until some dramatic event overturns the conventional and lax way of thinking.
The Romans, we are told, were by nature a peculiarly warlike race.
He is the best man who, when making his plans, fears and reflects on everything that can happen to him, but in the moment of action is bold.
In politics shared hatreds are almost always the basis of friendships.