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Proxy War in Yemen

Sunday

When we hear “proxy war” we think of the Cold War, but the idea of a proxy war can be extrapolated beyond the particular circumstances of the Cold War to apply to any war fought between two or more nation-states that is not fought on the territory of the nation-states in question. 1,588 more words

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Resurrecting Late-Soviet Military Technology

Thursday

Recent news items have related that a couple of staples of late Soviet-era military technology may be returned to production and deployment, specifically the… 1,720 more words

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VE Day: Seventy Years

Friday

In Seventy Years, posted on 01 September 2009, I acknowledged the seventieth anniversary of the beginning of open armed conflict that began the Second World War. 727 more words

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Default in the Eurozone

Saturday

An introduction to brinkmanship

The emerging consensus in the financial press is that Greece must default on its debt obligations. No longer is the question, “ 2,070 more words

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Europe and its Radicals

Wednesday

Financial crisis or political crisis?

Democracy does not come naturally to the governments of Europe. Europe may have the institutions of democracy, and have them in a stronger form than elsewhere in the world, but democracy has shallow roots in the Old World, and… 1,557 more words

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The Mess in Mesopotamia

Saturday

Introduction: A Failed Region

What do you get when you cluster several failed nation-states together in a single geographical region? You get a failed region, and what we see today in Mesopotamia and the Levant is a failed region catastrophically failing. 3,291 more words

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The Problem of Islamic Terrorism

Sunday

Contemporary terrorism perpetrated by radical militants who self-identify as Muslims constitutes not only a police problem and a military problem (which of the two it is, or properly ought to be, is itself a matter of debate), but it is also a social problem and a political problem. 1,840 more words

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