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100 Decisive Battles: From Ancient Times to the Present by Paul K. Davis

By Paul K. Davis

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The writer does an outstanding task of outlining the historic value of every conflict with concise, but particular descriptions. The illustrations are spare, yet sufficient. My in simple terms grievance: the writer does damage the finishing via naming the victor before everything, instead of the top of every conflict. A good positioned thumb whereas studying each one description will therapy this problem.

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There are things we don’t know we don’t know. So when we do the best we can and we pull all this information together, and we then say “well that’s basically what we see as the situation,” that is really only the known knowns and the known unknowns. And each year, we discover a few more of those unknown unknowns. It sounds like a riddle. It isn’t a riddle. It is a very serious, important matter. S. analysts unawares, as did both the pace of the Cold War’s end and the extent to which the Soviet Union, its suzerainty in Central and Eastern Europe, and European communism collapsed.

We’ll evaluate that at the G20 [Group of Twenty Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors] meeting in September. And I think what that does is it provides a time frame. The international community has said, here’s a door you can walk through that allows you to lessen tensions and more fully join the international community. If Iran chooses not to walk through that door, then you have on record the G8 [Group of Eight], to begin with, but I think potentially a lot of other countries that are going to say we need to take further steps.

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