The United States would be wise to avoid further conflict with Iran, especially given America’s history of war in poor countries with politically mobilized populations. If past conflicts serve as a guide, such armed intervention could attract a dangerous wrath of nationalists in these countries.
This is one of many conclusions drawn from a new book published by Atul Kohli, David K.E. Bruce Professor of International Affairs at Princeton's Woodrow Wilson School. In this episode, he discusses this and other findings from the book, "Imperialism and the Developing World: How Britain and the U.S. Shaped the Global Periphery," published by Oxford University Press.
Endnotes takes listeners behind the cover and through the pages of books on politics, policy, and more - all written by faculty at Princeton's Woodrow Wilson School. Hosted by B. Rose Huber, the show is part of WooCast, the podcast enterprise of the WWS.