How did our political system grow into what we have today? Author Francis Fukuyama on political order and the inevitability of conflict.
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The Chinese general Sun Tzu wrote a treatise called The Art of War over 2,500 years ago. From conflicts in Ireland to Iraq, the BBC explores how his words have influenced military warfare since.
One year ago, at the dawn of 2008, we knew we had problems, but thought we might skate through them. Now we know better. The economy was the big bombshell, and that’s not over. Wars and power shifts fill out the picture.
So what about 2009? Is this the year of turnaround? On Wall Street? Main Street? Afghanistan and beyond? Or more woe?
This hour we’ll peer into 2009 with big thinkers Laura Tyson, on the economy, and Noah Feldman, on world affairs.