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    • Mark Lincoln
    • 28.09.07 | 01:14 (IST)

    Anyone who thinks that the US is bound to glory in the 21st century need to read the history of the world's greatest power, Spain (and the Holy Roman Empire) under Carlos V and his kid Phillip II. History doesn't "repeat itself", however the ignorance and egotism of humanity ensures that humans repeat mistakes.

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