The Lessons and Consequences of World War I: Back to the Future? (II) By Andrew Korybko (USA)

31 May 2014 — Oriental Review

Part I

PART II: CONSEQUENCES

Dark Horses

These are the unintended consequences that occur due to grand manipulations and plans gone awry. They are impossible to accurately predict, and they may only sometimes seem expected in hindsight. Dark horses are the wild cards that surprisingly alter the dynamic at play and bring about a change that the original manipulators did not at all intend. They seemingly come out of nowhere.

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