chapter  5
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e ree-Headed Eagle: e United States

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To the casual observer it might appear that the concerns of ornithology and international relations, like two parallel lines in Euclidian geometry, are destined never to meet. But we, members of an organization that prides itself on being multidisciplinary, know better. A er all, who among us has not responded to the weighty pronouncement of some foreign policy bureaucrat-or perhaps even to the latest article by a fellow international relationist-with those immortal words, “ at is strictly for the birds!”?