Daily Archives: May 3, 2012

Blind Man’s Bluff

Sometimes the diplomatic decisions of the United States make no sense on any level. This week the world (outside of China, which has censored the news, like it blocks this blog) has been thrilled to the cat-and-mouse case of a … Continue reading

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Spain And The American Civil War

One of the forgotten aspects of the American Civil War is the relationship between the United States and Spain, and the impact of America’s fratricidal conflict and Spain’s last-gasp attempt to remain a relevant imperial power in the Americas. In … Continue reading

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