Posts Categorized: Conflict

What to do About Refugees

Last year literally hundreds of thousand refugees crossed from Turkey to Losbos and others ventured on a perilous voyage across the Mediterranean to get away from the hell in their own countries – some of which were caused by well-meaning Western politicians who thought that democracy in Libya was the way forward for them. The answer probably lies in… Read more »

Last year literally hundreds of thousand refugees crossed from Turkey to Losbos and others ventured on a perilous voyage across the Mediterranean to get away from the hell in their own countries – some of which were caused by well-meaning Western politicians who thought that democracy in Libya was the way forward for them. The answer probably lies in… Read more »

The Cycles of Wars

There is a perceived grudge or a lost sense of greatness that appeals to  followers. For Hitler it was the ‘stab in the back myth ‘ by politicians which forced a cease fire on an undefeated German army at the end of The First World War, for Kaiser Wilhelm it was the lust for conquest… Read more »

There is a perceived grudge or a lost sense of greatness that appeals to  followers. For Hitler it was the ‘stab in the back myth ‘ by politicians which forced a cease fire on an undefeated German army at the end of The First World War, for Kaiser Wilhelm it was the lust for conquest… Read more »

Don’t Bay at Putin, Deal With Him

The Ukraine was first settled by northern Slav people’s early in the last Millennium establishing their base in Kiev and in the early centuries it became the largest and most powerful state in Europe under King Vladimir the Great. It was then that it adopted Orthodox Christian (it was said the Islam was also on… Read more »

The Ukraine was first settled by northern Slav people’s early in the last Millennium establishing their base in Kiev and in the early centuries it became the largest and most powerful state in Europe under King Vladimir the Great. It was then that it adopted Orthodox Christian (it was said the Islam was also on… Read more »

Are the Senkaku Islands the Only Source of Conflict for China?

Around eight hundred years ago Ghengis Khan invaded, then occupied, China. It seems that when Mongolia and Central Asia becomes very cool, there is little for the people, or their herds, to eat so they move south-east and west. The Great Khan’s warriors were entirely mobile, their bone bows could out-range their enemies and they… Read more »

Around eight hundred years ago Ghengis Khan invaded, then occupied, China. It seems that when Mongolia and Central Asia becomes very cool, there is little for the people, or their herds, to eat so they move south-east and west. The Great Khan’s warriors were entirely mobile, their bone bows could out-range their enemies and they… Read more »

Will Appeasing Iran Create Another ‘Thirty Years War’?

Students of the Seventeenth Century will recall that it was later called the Little Ice Age for it was unusually cool from around 1600 onwards and lasted about one hundred years; later research showed that it was part of a cyclical event described in ‘The Big Picture’ part of the site. It was called The… Read more »

Students of the Seventeenth Century will recall that it was later called the Little Ice Age for it was unusually cool from around 1600 onwards and lasted about one hundred years; later research showed that it was part of a cyclical event described in ‘The Big Picture’ part of the site. It was called The… Read more »