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What did Clausewitz think about the United States?

  While reading some of Clausewitz’s writings from the period 1816-1830, I stumbled upon an interesting quote about the United States. It is in the essay called in German Umtriebe and Peter Paret translated it in English as “Agitation.” Die Northamerikaner haben sich nicht immer des großen Continentes würdig zu zeigen gewußt, den sie repräsentieren. [...]

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