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Forum: Military - Other 1 Day Ago
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Posted By ganulv
From what Iíve seen (https://flic.kr/p/9oyhps) I...

From what Iíve seen (https://flic.kr/p/9oyhps) I would agree. :)
Forum: Middle East 3 Days Ago
Replies: 825
Views: 26,164
Posted By ganulv
The U.S. was the sheriff back then, though. I...

The U.S. was the sheriff back then, though. I hear what youíre saying, but I would think the social and political dynamics are so different at this point that that would be an apples and oranges...
Forum: Adversary / Threat 3 Days Ago
Replies: 39
Views: 1,934
Posted By ganulv
Link:http://www.businessweek.com/articles/2014-08-...

Link:http://www.businessweek.com/articles/2014-08-28/islamic-states-financing-a-vulnerability#p1[/QUOTE]

Duffel Blog scooped ’em...
Forum: Middle East 4 Days Ago
Replies: 679
Views: 62,380
Posted By ganulv
The military is already involved in Title 50...

The military is already involved in Title 50 operations, though, isnít it?
Forum: Middle East 1 Week Ago
Replies: 825
Views: 26,164
Posted By ganulv
Organizing conflict around religious identity...

Organizing conflict around religious identity doesnít sound ludicrous at all. And, yeah, there has been a growth over the past decade of those seeking to reestablish the caliphate. But do you...
Forum: Middle East 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 825
Views: 26,164
Posted By ganulv
With due respect, you are the one delineating a...

With due respect, you are the one delineating a neat category. I am the one saying that religion is one part of life tied into many others.
Forum: Middle East 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 825
Views: 26,164
Posted By ganulv
Theyíre not always so primarily spiritual as you...

Theyíre not always so primarily spiritual as you let on. In the 1980s the Guatemalan dictatorship was actively supportive of Pentecostalism, and association with evangelical communities provided a...
Forum: Futurists & Theorists 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 84
Views: 15,155
Posted By ganulv
In looking over Thompsonís book yesterday...

In looking over Thompsonís book yesterday afternoon the thing that most jumped out at me was that 3x as many Italians died during WWI as during WWII. I had no idea.
Forum: Futurists & Theorists 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 84
Views: 15,155
Posted By ganulv
Thanks, Tequila. Just checked that one out from...

Thanks, Tequila. Just checked that one out from the local library.
Forum: Middle East 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 825
Views: 26,164
Posted By ganulv
Itís a face, and I have no trouble acknowledging...

Itís a face, and I have no trouble acknowledging that. But itís not the whole. People were waking to burning crosses in front of their yards within the living memory of the part of the U.S. where I...
Forum: Middle East 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 825
Views: 26,164
Posted By ganulv
Neither is sustainable. Nor completely safe, as...

Neither is sustainable. Nor completely safe, as de Gaulle discovered. :wry:
Forum: Middle East 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 825
Views: 26,164
Posted By ganulv
To say that interpretation is up to individuals...

To say that interpretation is up to individuals isn’t to say that a document doesn’t have a core meaning. Almost everyone in the United States has an opinion on and an interpretation of our...
Forum: Middle East 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 825
Views: 26,164
Posted By ganulv
You canít get around a layer of expenses, though....

You canít get around a layer of expenses, though. Payment is going to go towards the maintenance of a Colonial Office or to the House of Saud. Itís a trade-off.
Forum: Middle East 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 825
Views: 26,164
Posted By ganulv
There was a certain kind of Western support for...

There was a certain kind of Western support for the Soviet project in its earliest years. There was even an analogous emigration to the Soviet Union. There was a very different, at-a-distance support...
Forum: Adversary / Threat 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 39
Views: 1,934
Posted By ganulv
There was a certain kind of Western support for...

There was a certain kind of Western support for the Soviet project in its earliest years. There was even an analogous emigration to the Soviet Union. There was a very different, at-a-distance support...
Forum: Middle East 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 825
Views: 26,164
Posted By ganulv
The Bolsheviks were a mix of a lot of thugs, some...

The Bolsheviks were a mix of a lot of thugs, some thinkers, and some sadists. IS appears to be made up of some thugs and lots of sadists.

I get the impression that they’re as vicious as the Khmer...
Forum: Africa 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 365
Views: 75,143
Posted By ganulv
Well, one might argue that itís better for the...

Well, one might argue that itís better for the citizenryís day-to-day life to have a static grifter in power than to be forced to choose a new one every X number of years. ďAt least heís already...
Forum: Africa 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 166
Views: 11,496
Posted By ganulv
No doubt that France is paternalistic towards its...

No doubt that France is paternalistic towards its former colonies. The intervention in Côte d'Ivoire would seem to me to be motivated by the desire to maintain stability, in the same way that serving...
Forum: Historians 07-27-2014
Replies: 0
Views: 2,216
Posted By ganulv
ĎGuardianí interactive online WWI documentary

The Guardian put together an online interactive Great War documentary earlier in the week. Iím rarely impressed by fancy, ďfeature richĒ Web 2.0 presentations. This one works fairly well for me,...
Forum: Middle East 07-24-2014
Replies: 825
Views: 26,164
Posted By ganulv
Segmentary opposition.

In the world of anthropology we call this segmentary opposition (http://www.umanitoba.ca/faculties/arts/anthropology/courses/122/module6/seg_oppb.html). ďMe against my brother, both of us against our...
Forum: Trigger Puller 07-19-2014
Replies: 297
Views: 53,126
Posted By ganulv
Do the U.S. Army and Marine Corps have official...

Do the U.S. Army and Marine Corps have official doctrine on the use of body armor in jungle operations? Thatís one environments where I find it hard to imagine that the benefits would outweigh the...
Forum: Futurists & Theorists 07-19-2014
Replies: 84
Views: 15,155
Posted By ganulv
Do you know if there is a decent history of the...

Do you know if there is a decent history of the Great War and the vie ferrate, Firn?
Forum: Middle East 06-15-2014
Replies: 825
Views: 26,164
Posted By ganulv
Your thing is that the essential nature of Islam...

Your thing is that the essential nature of Islam explains it all. It has been pointed out to you that it does not in the case of Indonesia. That is more than a stray data point considering Indonesia...
Forum: Middle East 06-14-2014
Replies: 825
Views: 26,164
Posted By ganulv
Yes, Indonesia is uniquely different. Just like...

Yes, Indonesia is uniquely different. Just like every other country.
Forum: Middle East 06-14-2014
Replies: 825
Views: 26,164
Posted By ganulv
So are you saying that JPEL doesnít actually...

So are you saying that JPEL doesnít actually exist? Or that it needs to be longer and less burdened by restrictions?
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