We are now at the beginning of the twenty-first century. The United States, like Republican Rome two millennia earlier, teeters between becoming an expanded empire, a declining republic, or paradoxically, both.
Brooks, Richard O.
"Cicero's Beloved Republic: The Insufficiency Of Expanded Humanistic Rhetoric In The Service Of Comparative Law,"
ILSA Journal of International & Comparative Law: Vol. 16
, Article 5.
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