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¡Basta de historias!: La obsesión latinoamericana con el by Andrés Oppenheimer

By Andrés Oppenheimer

Periodista cardinal y siempre dispuesto a desafiar las modas políticas del momento con inteligencia y humor, Andrés Oppenheimer demuestra en este libro que mejorar sustancialmente l. a. educación, l. a. ciencia, los angeles tecnología y l. a. innovación no es tarea imposible. Pero sí tremendamente necesaria. l. a. razón es basic: el XXI será el siglo de los angeles economía del conocimiento. Contrariamente a lo que pregonan presidentes y líderes populistas latinoamericanos, los países que avanzan no son los que venden materias primas ni productos manufacturados básicos, sino los que producen bienes y servicios de mayor valor agregado. ¡Basta de historias! es un agudo viaje periodístico alrededor del mundo, que aporta rules útiles para trabajar en l. a. important asignatura pendiente de nuestros países y los angeles única que nos podrá sacar de l. a. mediocridad económica e intelectual en l. a. que vivimos: l. a. educación.

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The issue addressed by Russia’s top diplomats, generals, and naval admirals on 8/21 February 191471—a meeting convened by order of His Majesty Nicholas II, under the chairmanship of Sazonov himself—was, according to the original transcript, “the possibility of the Straits question being opened, even quite possibly in the near future” (byit’ mozhet’ dazhe v blizkom budushchem). Ideally, the The Strategic Imperative in 1914 l 35 Straits “question” could be answered without a general European war, but no one in the room was in any doubt that the question would soon be answered, and by war.

Two more were under construction in the United States (the Rivadia and the Moreno, first contracted to Argentina), and Turkey was rumored to have another one in the hopper on top of these. Second, by the terms of the Berlin Treaty of 1878, as Izvolsky had reminded Aehrenthal during their ill-­fated diplomatic dalliance in 1908, Russia was not allowed to send warships through the Straits, even in peacetime, which meant she could not import dreadnoughts into the Black Sea. And the earliest possible launch of the first Russian-­built Black Sea dreadnought, the Empress Maria, was the end of 1915 (a wildly op­ timistic scenario).

Lies about Sarajevo continued circulating for years afterward before the truth slowly emerged. By now, the basic outlines of the Sarajevo conspiracy are well known and little disputed. It is clear, to begin with, that Princip did not act alone. The assassin and his six accomplices (one of whom also tossed bombs at the archduke’s motorcade) belonged to Young Bosnia, an offshoot of the Black Hand (“­Union or Death”), a secret or­ga­ni­za­tion headed by Colonel Dragutin Dimitrijević (“Apis”), Serbia’s head of military intelligence.

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