By Mansoor A Malik
The second half of the 19th century gave rise to the new thought process in Europe through the writings of Karl Marx and Engels and within the first decade of the 20th century, brilliant Russian leaders like Lenin and Trotsky who were in self exile in Germany led this “Proletariat Revolution” in Russia during the First World War and established the Soviet Union in 1917. This Soviet Empire lasted for almost seventy five years before it became the dust bin of history. The second half of the 20th century thrust America towards a “Global Power” after its long drawn “Self Satisfying Isolationist Policy” at the beginning of the 20th century. With the demise of the Soviet Union in the last decade of the 20th century, the Neo-Conservatives in America got their act together, courtesy the “Economic Boom” of eight years of Bill Clinton’s White House (1992-2000) to launch their programme of the “New American Century”.
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