Is It in Man’s Nature to Wage War?

Is It in Man’s Nature to Wage War? is republished with permission of Stratfor.”

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By Luc De Keyser

In May, Barack Obama became the first sitting U.S. president to visit Hiroshima. The move left political analysts combing his speech for clues as to whether Washington’s foreign policy was changing. Anthropologists, on the other hand, looked for something different. Continue reading