Month: December 2008

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First Loss…

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On December 22, 2008

My first thought was “Toyota suffered a loss in 1937?” But no; turns out that the automotive spinoff of Toyota Industries was founded in 1937. Impressive that they managed a profit in 1945

Brazilian Military Blogging

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On December 22, 2008
I think we can all agree that the progressive blogosphere has been pathetically remiss in the field of analysis of Brazilian military restructuring. Mr. Trend gets us off to a good start here: However, I find Lula’s efforts to actually enforce military conscription for everybody to be quite a fascinating aspect. Although the military is […]

Colony to Superpower: 6.2

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On December 20, 2008

Erik writes a bit more about the utility of including the Civil War among the 19th century wars of national unification: Herring argues that the Civil War was part of the nation-building conflicts aro

Speaking of 1000 Ship Navy…

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On December 20, 2008
The Iranians have joined the anti-piracy brigade: Iranian state radio says Iran has sent a warship to the coast of Somalia to protect its cargo ships against piracy. The Saturday report says the ship arrived in Somali waters. The Iranian ship would join vessels from the U.S., Denmark, Italy, Russia and other countries in patrolling […]

Bowl Mania Reminder

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On December 20, 2008

As of this moment, you have about 2 hours to fill out an entry and join the LGM Bowl Mania Challenge:League Name: Lawyers, Guns and MoneyPassword: zevon Sorry for the late reminder… Share

Failed Purge?

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On December 20, 2008

The coup that was probably a purge now turns out maybe to have been a failed purge: Iraq’s interior minister said all 24 of his officers who had been arrested in a security crackdown this week would

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