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Come you masters of war

Ah, a learned man, to paraphrase the “Thucydides trap” in postmodernist terms: ‘What makes modern war inevitable is the commercial interest in war’ The military industrial complex is what has caused the conflagration that is the “Arab Spring”‘, a trap well sprung indeed. What would peace profit the masters of war!   which is ofContinue reading “Come you masters of war”