Daily Archives: April 29, 2012

Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow?

Among the most certain and melancholy ways to recognize a civilization or society is facing terminal decline is when it ceases to look toward a brighter future and when it is caught between two unacceptable alternatives–nostalgia in the greatness of … Continue reading

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How Long Can The United Kingdom Retain Control Over The Falkland Islands?

One of the rare successes for British arms in the past fifty years took place in 1982, when the United Kingdom successfully regained control over the Falkland Islands (which Argentina calls Las Islas Malvinas) in a hard-fought victory with significant … Continue reading

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