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Monday, December 29, 2003

We may very well be entering a post-Western-European age in World History. As European nations have departed from Christianity they have become increasingly irrelevant. Christianity is much more vital in Korea, and Eastern Europe than it is in Western Europe.

This is not necessarily a bad thing.

Asian forces in Iraq signal global shift | csmonitor.com: "But the worries over unpleasant exchanges with France and Germany overshadowed the fact that many other European countries had joined the 'coalition of the willing.' Besides the 12,000 troops from Britain, other Europeans that contributed to the multinational force include Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Spain, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, and Ukraine. And logistical support is provided by Italy, the Netherlands, Norway, and Portugal.
Yet, while editorial writers and politicians anguished over the Bush administration's insensitivities toward the French and the Germans, US allies in Asia were stepping up to the plate."
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