Tag Archives: Neville Chamberlain

NOTHING NEW UNDER THE SUN (ALMOST) 21st February, 1938 : Anthony Eden resigned tonight from the post of Foreign Secretary. He told Mr Chamberlain: “I have become increasingly conscious of differences between us.” The Foreign Secretary has resented the Prime … Continue reading

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Falcons no more

  from the quill of Antisthenes the Younger Another country, ‘about which we know nothing’ is to bite the dust. History repeats itself, this time on internet: The 34-strong UN monitoring mission’s report, which covered the period from April 2 … Continue reading

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february / 28

NOTHING NEW UNDER THE SUN (ALMOST) 28th February, 1939 : The British Government’s recognition of General Franco was the cause of furious scenes in the House of Commons today. The Opposition greeted the Prime Minister with shouts of “Heil Chamberlain” … Continue reading

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february memories / 8

NOTHING NEW UNDER THE SUN (ALMOST) 8th February, 1902 : The German Embassy in Great Britain has reported a conversation between the British Colonial Secretary, Mr Joseph Chamberlain, and the Ambassador of France, M. Paul Gambon, concerning Anglo-German relations. According … Continue reading

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America’s Vietnam Moment in Iraq

Ludwig von Gress The similarities between US military withdrawal from South Vietnam and US military withdrawal from Iraq are not immediately obvious. The Old Glory was taken down at the headquarters of the Military Assistance Command in Saigon on 29th … Continue reading

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