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Why Isn’t Egypt As Rich As Germany? | Muhammad Ali | Avoiding the British Empire 15

History can seem predictable sometimes. We know how it turned out, so we assume that the countries that are powerful today had somewhat predictable paths to power. Sure, there were ups and downs, but the countries we’ve come to expect to have done well, did well. No surprises there. The story of Egypt’s 19th century provides a counterpoint to that complacency. There was a lot about its story that was quite similar to the stories of the Japanese and German world-beaters we are more familiar with. In the 1830s, an African country was, quite successfully, intervening in Europe. If a few things had gone differently, Egypt might have ended up as one of the world’s great powers.

It all went wrong of course. And the British had a lot to do with this. But too some extent, it was also just bad luck. There was nothing to guarantee that Japan or Germany would be successful countries. There wasn’t even anything guaranteeing that the United States would have been as successful an experiment as it has been. It’s all much more up in the air than we might think. This is a little terrifying, but also a little exciting. on Egypt talks about what could have been.

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What PragerU Gets Wrong About The British Empire | Avoiding the British Empire 13

The has a lot of issues, but I think it also vindicates my decision to deal with the empire as a . goes through a lot of the assumptions and foolishness in the video, but Prager’s biggest mistake is probably trying to tell this epic, world-altering story in such a short form. There wasn’t much agreement on what the British Empire was, and what it represented at the time, and there isn’t much more now. I’ve now got over a dozen videos that attempt to put forward an argument about the British Empire. Prager’s attempt to sum it all up in just five and a half minutes looks deeply silly by comparison.

This has been one of the most requested videos since I launched the British Empire series last fall. I hope you enjoy it!

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US Immigration IS US Power

So with am I claiming that conflict between the US and China大庄家彩票彩金 is inevitable? After mocking it for years have I finally fallen into the ?

Absolutely not.

I still believe that the way that the British were and the US still is today. I firmly believe that it’s possible for the world to survive the rise of China大庄家彩票彩金 without World War III.

But that doesn’t mean that the rivalry won’t exist. China大庄家彩票彩金 will be dominant in Asia by the end of the century, and it is very, very likely to be the richest and most powerful country in the world by that point as well. The question, as I’ve said before, is . Will it be peacefully, or after another war? I believe that continued growth in the United States is necessary to meet that peaceful result. China大庄家彩票彩金 won’t be tempted to assert itself militarily if it doesn’t think it can win, so the US needs to fade slowly. Which means it …

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