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The Geopolitics of the Greek Financial Crisis

Wednesday

If the Greek financial crisis were merely a financial crisis, i.e., a financial crisis and nothing else, it would be much less of a crisis than it appears to be today. 1,972 more words

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Mullah Mohammad Omar’s Eid al-Fitr Address for 2015

Friday

Time flies, and once again it is Eid al-Fitr, a time of rejoicing in the Muslim world in celebration of the end of the Ramadan fast, and the time of year when we expect to receive another missive issued in the name of Mullah Mohammad Omar, Amir-ul-Momineen, by the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan (IEA), and indeed a new statement was made available on 15 July 2015, … 3,950 more words

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“A republic, if you can keep it.”

Saturday

The viability of political entities

There is a well-known story that Benjamin Franklin was asked as he left Independence Hall as the deliberations of the Constitutional Convention of 1787 were in their final day, “Well, Doctor, what have we got — a Republic or a Monarchy?” Franklin’s famous response to this was, “A Republic, madam — if you can keep it.” (The source of this anecdote is from notes of Dr. 536 more words

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Tiananmen and Chinese Grand Strategy

Thursday

Today marks the 26th anniversary of the Tiananmen massacre. In the past year it almost looked like similar sights would be repeated in Hong Kong, as the… 847 more words

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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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