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He didn't even get CAFTA right. It's Central American Free Trade Agreement, not Caribbean. So, fractal wrongness.— Unsigned, by: 66.213.85.10 / talk / contribs

@66.213.85.10 Try not to remove templates like {{person}} when you say something; you could (theoretically) get in some serious trouble. In fact, I'd suggest making a habit of using the "Add topic" button whenever pertinent. ~ <3 17:14, 12 August 2017 (UTC)

Golden arch theory[edit]

From his book The Lexus and the Olive Tree: Understanding Globalization. Here's a paraphrase from another wiki:

The Golden Arches Theory of Conflict Prevention was proposed by economist Thomas Friedman as a way of explaining how globalization affects foreign policy and conflict. Essentially, the Theory points out that no two countries that both have McDonalds franchises have ever gone to war.
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And it was proven wrong in 2006 and then again in 2008.—HamburgerPlate Spinning-Burger.gif (talkstalk) 19:39, 12 August 2017 (UTC)