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Dogfighter!

New supersonic combat drones will leave fighter pilots jobless. Drones are one of the most important technological revolutions now underway. In the...

Scuttled warships bring life to seabeds

Naval craft historically sank in defeat, now they go to the bottom in victory. Sunken wrecks, the remains of ancient sea battles...

A Prussian general fights today’s wars

Dead nearly two centuries, Carl von Clausewitz still has the last word on Syria and Iraq. Born in 1780, Carl von Clausewitz...

Improvised war

The energy behind the barricades explodes. People and destinies bond. The faces of the protest reflect instincts and techniques promptly transformed into action. ...

Hard men with soft centres

Numerous world leaders have felt the ‘poetic urge’. A poet is generally imagined to be an intellectual and a dreamer, one who...

Churchill’s cat

Did felines win the Second World War?  Sir Winston Churchill, the great British Prime Minister who led his country to victory in...

Imperfect empires

Advice from the decline of Rome: “Don’t fill the World”.  Edward Gibbon, the author of ‘The History of the Decline and Fall...

Points of view – Masonic plots

Freemasons own the Moon.  “On July 20, 1969, two American Astronauts landed on the moon of the planet Earth, in an area...

Joschka Fischer thinks about the world ahead

East speaks with Germany’s former ‘superstar’ Foreign Minister, ‘Europe is not without fault in Ukraine’. Joseph “Joschka” Fischer was Germany’s Foreign Minister...

Internal devaluation

An economic cure that risks being worse than the disease ther. Turbocharged shifts of global capital have sown booms and busts around...

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