'The Great War's Ominous Echoes'

Posted on centenarynews.com on 16 December 2013
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In an article for The New York Times, Margaret Macmillian explores the parallels between the build up to the First World War and the modern day.

Considering themes such as globalisation, political extremism and the rise of China, she assesses why the world is still "haunted" by the conflict:

"We have good reason to glance over our shoulders. If we cannot determine how one of the most momentous conflicts in history happened, how can we hope to avoid another such catastrophe in the future?"

To read the full article, visit The New York Times website here.

Date of article publication: 13/12/2013

Images courtesy of The New York Times

Posted by: Daniel Barry, Centenary News

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