Daily Archives: January 14, 2011

Tunisia And The Wikileaks Revolution

Today the former president of Tunisia, Zine El Abidine Ben Ali, resigned from power after twenty three years of (despotic) rule after weeks of protests against the lack of democracy withstood the pressures of the repressive powers of the police[1].  … Continue reading

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Joshua 9 And The Biblical Standard For Treaties

One of the more neglected parts of military history is the aspect of diplomacy.  Battles and wars are a lot sexier to study than the clauses of treaties, but diplomacy is an important aspect of warfare, in determining who one … Continue reading

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Book Review: So You Wanna Be A Rock & Roll Star

So You Wanna Be A Rock & Roll Star, by Jacob Slichter You may not know this literate rock & roll drummer by name, or even the name of his band, Semisonic, but if you were listening to the radio … Continue reading

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Burying The Hatchet

Since a lot of people were on my site yesterday looking for information about the whole Pinelli mess [1], hopefully they will be more interested in knowing its sequel/conclusion.  After spending much of this week dealing with gossip, something I … Continue reading

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