Farewell to the Noughties

December 29, 2009

The decade from 2000 to 2009 was an age of irony and mis-framed missions.  Within countries and between them, diplomatic relations became more fractious.  As in the century left behind, ideological thinking and the corrupting force of power in various different manifestations hampered economic development.  The period is ending with unfinished business on many fronts.  […] More