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PostPosted: Tue Dec 23, 2014 5:31 pm    Post subject: War is for Losers Reply with quote

nyt - Conquest Is for Losers

"And so they viewed Russian adventurism with admiration and envy. They
may have claimed to be alarmed by Russian advances, to believe that Mr.
Putin, “what you call a leader,” was playing chess to President Obama’s
marbles. But what really bothered them was that Mr. Putin was living the
life they’d always imagined for themselves."
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PostPosted: Fri Apr 01, 2016 5:49 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

JL - Za moje kolege jedini uzrok rata u bivsoj Jugoslaviji je nezakonito odcjepljenje Hrvatske i drugih drzava!

"Talijanska sutkinja Flavia Lattanzi jedina je clanica Raspravnog vijeca
Haskog suda koja se nije slozila s oslobadjajućom presudom lideru Srpske
radikalne stranke Vojislavu Seselju. U svojem izdvojenom misljenju optuzila
je svoje kolege za zanemarivanje temelja medjunarodnog prava i uspostav-
ljene sudske prakse Haskog suda."
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PostPosted: Mon Jun 12, 2017 7:24 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

r - The Prince by Machiavelli - Why It Is Still So Relevant Today

"It must be considered that there is nothing more difficult to carry out nor
more doubtful of success nor more dangerous to handle than to initiate a
new system; for the reformer has enemies in all those who profit by the old
system, and only lukewarm defenders in all those who would profit by the
new system; this lukewarmness arising partly from the incredulity of man-
kind who does not truly believe in anything new until they actually have
experience of it."
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PostPosted: Mon Nov 06, 2017 2:53 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

r - Where does Sun Tzu actually state that wars have to be won in temples first?

"Now going back to OP's question: Sun Tzu was saying a general should plan a
battle militarily, politically, and diplomatically, in order to win the battle.

Source: Native Chinese. Did more than well in ancient Chinese literature class.
Former history student. Did more than well in Chinese literature translation
class here in the States. Helped the author of a fairly popular college textbook
in Chinese literature"
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PostPosted: Sat Aug 14, 2021 8:35 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

r - How did Afghanistan go from being relatively stable 50-60 years
ago to the constantly-devolving mess it is today?


"How is it that a nation that was able to hold itself together throughout the
early Cold War up until the mid 1970s end up as the precise definition of a
failed state in our present geopolitical environment?"
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PostPosted: Mon Aug 16, 2021 9:10 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

youtube - Billion Dollar Base: Army Base in Afghanistan | Free Documentary

"Billion Dollar Base: Dismantling Camp Bastion tells the story of the team
dismantling the British Army base in Afghanistan. For eight years it's been the
powerhouse of UK and US military operations. Now Britain's biggest overseas
base since World War II is closing down for good. This documentary was given
exclusive access to the men and women whose job it was to pack up this giant
jigsaw puzzle, ending one of the longest wars in British history"
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PostPosted: Wed Feb 16, 2022 1:19 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Y! - We spoke to 7 ex-CIA and Pentagon experts. Here's what they say Putin wants in Ukraine

"Putin's motivation: It's the big unknown, but I don't think it's that difficult.
Putin's just a damn bully, and everything you need to know about Putin, if
you've spent any time at a junior high school playground, it's familiar to you."
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PostPosted: Sat Mar 26, 2022 6:01 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

YT - Russia Struggled to Capture a Ukrainian Town. Intercepted Radio Messages Show Why

"The Times's Visual Investigations team analyzed dozens of battlefield radio
transmissions between Russian forces during an initial invasion of the town of
Makariv, outside Kyiv. They reveal an army struggling with logistical problems
and communication failures."
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