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Reframing the Nuclear Crisis

Retired Admiral James Stavridis, former NATO Supreme Allied Commander Europe and now Dean of the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University, said… 517 more words

Robert L. Ivie

Fire and Fury: The Pitfall of Self-Righteous Absolutes

“Let every person be subject to the governing authorities . . . . for the authority does not bear the sword in vain! It is the servant of God to execute wrath on the wrongdoer.” 691 more words

Robert L. Ivie

Holborn, 9th August

Went out for lunch in my suede boots: an inexcusably poor error of judgment. If this rain continues I’ll get trench foot, my legs will be amputated, and I’ll have to go around on a skateboard. 26 more words

The Monster That Goes Thump in the Night

Mark Hertsgaard, writing in The Nation, directly confronts in the light of day the monster that many, probably most of us encounter in nightmares. We would rather ignore and repress than acknowledge and face the real possibility of nuclear extermination. 839 more words

Robert L. Ivie

International Security - the Mirage of the Impossible

Do Not Reform the United Nations Security Council

The United Nations Organization was established in a civilizational moment of truth – immediately after WW2, which was the biggest anthropogenic tragedy in human history so far. 756 more words

Human Civilization

Bin Night

When humankind becomes extinct in a game of nuclear chicken between Trump and Jong-un and cockroaches, as the dominant species, evolve enough to wonder at our detritis, one of their real puzzles is going to be bins: why so many colours, why so many shapes, were the wheels a status symbol, what about the concrety built-in ones, are they even the same thing?  465 more words

Bin Day

A Web of Mistakes and Misunderstandings that is the Russia-West Relationship

One, in this day and age, hears it said, many a time and oft, that the West is right and the East is wrong, whereas in reality there is no right and wrong, there is only this web of mistakes and misunderstandings that is the Russia-West relationship. 604 more words