• People who study the origins of civil wars see 'indicators' the US is on the brink of conflict, Yale historian says

    7 days ago - By Business Insider

    An explosion caused by a police munition is seen while supporters of U.S. President Donald Trump gather in front of the U.S. Capitol Building in Washington, U.S., January 6, 2021. Photo by Leah Millis/Reuters
    Yale history professor Timothy Snyder spoke with Insider about the future of American democracy.
    Snyder said factors like polarization and alternative realities indicate the US is close to conflict.
    But Snyder said he thinks it's even more likely that the US could cease to exist.
    Though the idea of another civil war in the near future seems far-fetched to many Americans, people who...
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