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Did we just join a temporary military alliance?

Yesterday Norway, Iceland, and Denmark declared their intent to join in the defence of our still-neutral neighbours in Sweden and Finland: Finland and Sweden’s security is a matter of common concern to us all. Should Finland or Sweden be victim … Continue reading

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Si vis pacem, para bellum

Back before I learned of this adage (“If you want peace, prepare for war”), I knew the term Peace Through Superior Firepower It only works if everyone knows you are willing to use that firepower, though. No, I don’t think … Continue reading

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Russian propaganda that I fell for

First time I heard of “Ukrainian being Nazis” was in 2014 but I already had enough information to know that it was untrue. It has surprised me how many people actually continue to believe this lie. And then I fell … Continue reading

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Failure

I’m not commenting on what is happening in Afghanistan because I fail to put my thoughts into words. Except: Failure. Or maybe: Betrayal. The decision to withdraw is like a rug pulled from under the feet of our partners. No … Continue reading

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