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Spent power

⊰ 2022-08-21 by ShaunO ⊱

It'd probably be a good idea if UK politicians and departments dialled down the rhetoric, and 'trimmed their cloth' the match the reality of where the country finds itself. Bordering on being a fin...

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UK PM candidate Sunak: Russia's Putin should be barred from G20

He's got a point..

⊰ 2022-08-04 by ShaunO ⊱

I've never been a Corbyn fan. I respect his conviction, but as a political player he is either naive, or has a 'tin ear'. He was certainly never electable. I don't know all the ins and outs of his ...

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Jeremy Corbyn urges west to stop arming Ukraine

Nostalgia in contradictions

⊰ 2022-07-31 by ShaunO ⊱

This [documentary](https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0057233/) is worth sourcing and watching for a variety of reasons. It's an hours worth of contradictions and lessons in history, and that's before you ...

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The Kremlin (TV Movie 1963) - IMDb

War is war and now it's always global

⊰ 2022-07-27 by ShaunO ⊱

Once again we see that war, despite notions to contrary, makes no allowances for morals, rules, or conventions. To even suggest otherwise is to deny history, including the current history in the maki...

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Kremlin to Keep Up Its Gas Squeeze on Europe, Insiders Say

Diplomacy anyone?

⊰ 2022-07-13 by ShaunO ⊱

The US could always try this, you know, actual *overt* foreign diplomacy.. If they spent a fraction of what they spend on their intelligence agencies, covert operations, and covert interference, on...

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'Stepping up our game': US appears at Pacific leaders' meeting with sweeping plans for the region

A 'messy' world requires rhetorical care

⊰ 2022-07-10 by ShaunO ⊱

Indeed. There's a certain idiocy in simply repeating old narratives and tropes. Sure they might have served politicians and nationalists well for a couple of hundred years, but what about the rest ...

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Going its own way in a messy world, New Zealand offers an alternate parable on China | Katharine Murphy

Ukraine - strategy, conflate, propagandise

⊰ 2022-06-23 by ShaunO ⊱

A [winter squeeze on gas supplies](https://www.theguardian.com/business/2022/jun/22/europe-told-to-get-ready-now-for-russia-to-turn-off-all-gas-exports-iea-winter) seems a logical strategy for Russia...

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Europe told to get ready now for Russia to turn off all gas exports to region

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