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Requiem Kohl

…from the quill of Antisthenes the Younger Herr Helmut Josef Michael Kohl died. As Winston Churchill said to the House of Commons in July 1940 about himself, (see Fog of Chaos -News from the Front yesterday) ‘history will judge him’. … Continue reading

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Quandary

  …from the quill of Antisthenes the Younger “We don’t need a situation where all that is left of democracy is the facade, where democracy is understood as a one-time entertaining political show and candidates’ casting call, where substance is … Continue reading

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The Descendents Of Cain

…from the quills of the dead white poets Nikolay Gumilev (1886 – 1921) He did not lie – the ghost, so sad and thoughtful, That from a star took his name by a chance, When he had said, “Don’t fear … Continue reading

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Fantasy-land N.L.

Ludwig von Gress The current fantasy land is the Middle East, where the lack of reliable information means there are no boundaries to the imagination of the experts. For example, no lesser expert than the US Defence Secretary Ashton Carter … Continue reading

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Another Obama’s achievement

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Cecil the Dentist

… from the quill of the Antisthenes the Younger I thought I would leave that animal in peace, but amongst the vile pile on the internet I noticed someone accusing that dentist of cowardice. Cowardice? A lion, you and your … Continue reading

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Realism or … ?

… from the quill of Antisthenes the Younger Fancy opinion polls should not be taken too seriously but those of the Pew Research Centre have, or perhaps only had, a relatively good reputation. Opinion polls can be manipulated, suppressed or … Continue reading

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Troll armies of the Left

…from the quill of Antisthenes Sometimes I am surprised by what other people find surprising. True, it is mostly the journalists who are surprised, or feign surprise, and they, by and large, are not known for their intelligence. Would you … Continue reading

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NOTHING NEW UNDER THE SUN (ALMOST) 9th March, 1916 : Britain and France have begun planning the division of the postwar remnants of Turkey’s Near East empire into spheres of influence. Sir Mark Sykes and Georges Picot are the officials … Continue reading

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Yet another Obama’s joke

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Cuba no libre

…from the quill of Antisthenes the Younger When Obama promised Dmitri Medvedev that in his second term he would really show his teeth, most experts pooh-poohed the warnings that he would act even more brazenly to the detriment of the … Continue reading

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Brisbane – the 21 century Sarajevo?

…from the quill of Antisthenes the Younger Surely not. Who in his right mind would want to hurt Obama? Yes, there are people not in their right mind, but they vote for him or write paeans. Though I would not … Continue reading

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Circus coming to town

…from the quill of Antisthenes the Younger We have to endure global warming, global cooling, meaningless elections, global financial crisis, global economic recovery, rampant corruption and now on top of all that Obama and his Armoured Security Divisions are coming … Continue reading

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NOTHING NEW UNDER THE SUN 24th October, 1939 – A end to Hitler’s month-long peace offensive was signalled tonight by Joachim von Ribbentrop, the German Foreign Minister. In a speech in Danzig, he accused Britain of “secretly and relentlessly preparing … Continue reading

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The Unwashed Russia

…from the quills of the dead white poets  Mikhail Lermontov (1814 – 1841) Forever you, the unwashed Russia! The land of slaves the land of lords: And you, the blue-uniformed ushers, And people who worship them as gods. I hope, … Continue reading

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Flight to nowhere

…from the quill of Antisthenes the Younger  When I heard that MH17 Malaysia plane crashed in Ukraine my first thought was – how long before CIA is blamed? I didn’t have to wait long. I turned on the TV and … Continue reading

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NOTHING NEW UNDER THE SUN (ALMOST)   Saigon, April 1975 22nd July, 1954: Agreement was reached in Geneva to bring peace to Indochina. The main provision of the treaty calls for the division of Vietnam along the1 17t Parallel, with … 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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Bipolar Ukraine

 Ludwig von Gress  How accurate are the Stratfor ‘s analysts in their predictions? This article by Eugene Chausovsky, republished here with the kind permission of Stratfor, is over ten days old, so you can judge for yourselves. President Putin in … Continue reading

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