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Forum: Middle East 10-13-2013
Replies: 88
Views: 89,975
Posted By condottiere
All things considered, the Egyptian military...

All things considered, the Egyptian military should hope that if an insurrection blows up, it will happen on the Sinai rather than take on an urban character, as it would be easier to isolate and...
Forum: Global Issues & Threats 09-12-2013
Replies: 14
Views: 22,161
Posted By condottiere
Sure, but in the long term, this probably doesn't...

Sure, but in the long term, this probably doesn't change the equation that much, since what's likely to happen is that we'll outsource some of our water intensive industries down there, the Kenyans...
Forum: RFIs & Members' Projects 09-12-2013
Replies: 80
Views: 22,553
Posted By condottiere
I think the real difference would be a larger...

I think the real difference would be a larger pool of identities that someone from a more advanced society could choose from, singular, multiple or combined, whether it's political, social, ethnic,...
Forum: Middle East 08-30-2013
Replies: 161
Views: 51,424
Posted By condottiere
Could the Syrian strike be a practice run for the...

Could the Syrian strike be a practice run for the Iranian nuclear sites, or at least a demonstration to Tehran that they could be taken out?
Forum: Global Issues & Threats 08-25-2013
Replies: 11
Views: 26,657
Posted By condottiere
Britain long had a string of pearls to tie...

Britain long had a string of pearls to tie together it's Empire, though not all necessarily defined by geography as islands.

Gibraltar, Malta, Cyprus, Suez, Aden, Ceylon, Penang, Singapore.

The...
Forum: Futurists & Theorists 08-16-2013
Replies: 37
Views: 16,470
Posted By condottiere
You can't convert all the Jews and Christians...

You can't convert all the Jews and Christians immediately, otherwise you have no tax base.

Usually, the only way other religions can co-exist with Islam is if the authorities are anxious not to...
Forum: Law Enforcement 08-15-2013
Replies: 26
Views: 33,934
Posted By condottiere
Cameras don't lie, at least not without leaving...

Cameras don't lie, at least not without leaving clues showing manipulation.

Technology just gets cheaper and better, so it's more a question of where society will allow the expectation of privacy.
Forum: Futurists & Theorists 08-15-2013
Replies: 37
Views: 16,470
Posted By condottiere
A better comparison might be the Iranian and...

A better comparison might be the Iranian and French Revolutions.

The MB achieved power without true upheaval, and without an existential crisis that would have allowed them to rule in a state of...
Forum: RFIs & Members' Projects 08-06-2013
Replies: 80
Views: 22,553
Posted By condottiere
My demographics are probably wrong, but northern...

My demographics are probably wrong, but northern Germany, Netherlands, England and Scandinavia just screams Anglo-Saxon. (And Danes, Jutes, Geats etcetera.)

Basically, people more used to...
Forum: Futurists & Theorists 08-04-2013
Replies: 2
Views: 11,136
Posted By condottiere
I'm not an engineer, but I read that crowbar...

I'm not an engineer, but I read that crowbar sized rods could take out MBTs. I suppose it depends on guidance and how high the payload delivery platform needs to be. If sub orbital, a vehicle that...
Forum: RFIs & Members' Projects 08-04-2013
Replies: 80
Views: 22,553
Posted By condottiere
Simply put, you have to convince them it was...

Simply put, you have to convince them it was their own idea.

As for Germany and Japan, besides the fact they were well on the road to Westernization and modernization pre-War, the shock of their...
Forum: RFIs & Members' Projects 08-03-2013
Replies: 80
Views: 22,553
Posted By condottiere
While current regimes and their immediate...

While current regimes and their immediate successors aren't irrelevant, when it's clear that they seem ineffectual or passively aggressively resistant to the policies you want to have implemented,...
Forum: RFIs & Members' Projects 08-03-2013
Replies: 80
Views: 22,553
Posted By condottiere
It is possible, but it depends on circumstances,...

It is possible, but it depends on circumstances, the resistance of natives to imported ideas, and how they perceive the source.

The Vietnamese are quite receptive to new ideas that will improve...
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