Middle East Research and Information Project: Critical Coverage of the Middle East Since 1971

On July 6, the impish economic historian Niall Ferguson took the podium at the Aspen Ideas Festival, an annual seminar series for the rich and powerful on how to remain rich and powerful. Ferguson, as is his wont, began by tweaking the perpetual American reluctance to admit that the United States is an empire. “You’re the redcoats now,” the Oxford-trained Scot said in a stage whisper.

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The Editors "From the Editor (Fall 2010)," Middle East Report 256 (Fall 2010).
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