_ From this fact arises the central question about any system of political economy, any platform of a political party, any inspiring scheme of leadership: will it allow the future to prevail?_
In Chechnya, tens of thousands of people were killed just to make Putin president and consolidate his power. Then, when the Colored Revolutions -- and their successful reforms -- became a menace to his rule, he invaded Georgia in order to kill this contagious model and again reconfirm his power. Now, as before, faced with eroding popularity in Russia, a shale gas revolution in North America, and the need for consistent port access to equip his allies in the Middle East, Putin attacked Ukraine and seized Crimea.
_ The BDI is one of the purest leading indicators of economic activity. It measures the demand to move raw materials and precursors to production, as well as the supply of ships available to move this cargo._
But what I was really doing was something we often fail to do in hospitals: facing the anger and fear that accompany impending death.
The amount of prevarication around my father's case astounded me. Partly this is a product of the system and the good intentions of medical personnel. The nurses were far better than the doctors. If you find yourself in a similar situation, your ability to judge character will be tested. Mistrust any theatre. Mistrust overly dressed doctors with affectations of any sort. The one who told my dad he would never drive again was the one I believed. She was only one of twenty or so. But thanks to her, I was able to help steer the family a little towards reality.
_ About 80,000 Muslims have fled out of fear of brutal Christian vigilante groups that are hunting down vulnerable Muslim populations._
An overt program in line with national interests, targeting a regime whose very existence depends on continuing enmity toward the US--sounds like a good time for liberal internationalists to wet their pants. Well done, Patrick Leahy, well done.
My solution would have been to push 359IR across the Sèves as quickly as possible. They had taken heavy casualties and were refitting, but they were in better shape than 358, whose ranks were full of replacements on the day of the attack. 359’s mission would have been to hold the crossing with support-by-fire from 712 armored and whatever tank destroyers could be scrounged. I think this would have made 6FJR nervous enough to withdraw, especially if 2 SS Pz got nervous about committing tanks.
#bandofbrothers, #normandy, #ww2, #wargames
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