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Repeating mistakes

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Submitted by David W. Lincoln (Canada), Aug 22, 2013 at 12:19

Daniel, I conclude that you remember "The Winds of War" & "War & Remembrance" by Herman Wouk, either in tv mini-series form or in novel.

When Singapore fell, the reason given was that the UK didn't want war (plus other reasons, like loss of nerve).

Well, we are seeing that again, but the pessimism comes from inside the Beltway.

Which is why I see a larger role for the Anglosphere, because the beacon must not be allowed to go out, for there is light to be shed on man's inhumanity to man that is currently in the shadows.

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