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(Norm’s comment: please note that everything that follows to the end of this post is “Malooga’s” work.  And what a fine piece it is!)

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Geopolitics

Unintended Consequences

Presidential historian Robert Dalleck has observed; “As the war came to an end in September 1945, Truman came under intense pressure to “bring the boys home.” Where he saw a need to “adjust the rate of the demobilization of our forces so we would be able to meet our new obligations in the world,” the public, led by many of the twelve million men in the armed forces and their families, insisted on the fastest possible release from service. 5,130 more words

Mark Collins - UK, US: Bonkersorama?

Not your father’s leading countries of the “free world”, eh? 1) United Kingdom: 2) United States: Where it will all end knows only Beelzebub. Very relevant: The Donald and Indiana… 6 more words

International Relations

Some recent quotes I’ve come across about the reality of Western foreign policy

Some recent quotes I’ve come across about the reality of Western foreign policy
by Ian Sinclair
6 June 2016

“The study of international relations is analogous to studying the rules of the game among Mafia families.” … 364 more words

UK Foreign Policy