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Hi Lawrence DeBivort -
>I've got to pick up Wilson's book. It sounds pretty interesting.
It's largely environmental, but, that's a real terrorism that we're
And, thanks for the history lesson. I'm watching a series this month on
the local PBS satellite station about WWII. Wars continue to amaze me, on
>This ability to protect its own neutrality was greatly enabled by
>Switzerland's mountainous terrain;
Probably the root. Maybe also, the root of the 'hiddenness' of the
But I'm not sure there are any non-criminal governments, just as there
probably aren't any non-criminal rich bastards. But criminality is also
relative. As is life, all things considered.
>Hmmmmm... how about Egypt/Nasser nationalizing the Suez Canal?
I suppose there was no real benefit to them? No pressure from other
nations? Wasn't Nasser a fashion plate of a leader?
>The republic of Venice deciding (by a single vote) to NOT move their capital
You see my ignorance here- Venice is a republic? I thought it was a
waterlogged city in Italy.
The only international cooperative policy of intelligent relations I am
aware of is Antarctica.
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