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  1. Re: Some unrelated recent military procurment storiess since I am getting bored of Ukraine

    Meh, Macron is going to cry, but who cares. Where is he going to sell those submarines? To China? The French president has been copying Erdoğan's flamboyant style in foreign policy and already...
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    Re: Name that historical figure!

    That's right. Tuka was a professor, ardent Slovak nationalist, radical fascist, prime-minister of the German protectorate and a war-criminal, largely responsible for the Jewish Holocaust in Slovakia.
  3. Re: [AWARD] King Athelchan for Curia Service Award

    From my interactions with him, Athelstan was a very diligent, careful and efficient Curator with an adorable profile picture. Always willing to guide me through the Curia Labyrinth in a joyful and...
  4. Poll: Re: Which mechanic to increase the late-game difficulty do you prefer in Total War games?

    What I personally value the most in the late-game challenges is their plausibility and not how hard they are to be overcome. Attila's solution is a good example. The Huns are really a pain, with...
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    Sticky: Re: Tweeting politics and science.

    In other news, Australians have ruined ducks.
  6. Re: Cyprus: Teachers asked to tear out controversial page from schoolbooks.

    I don't think the freedom of expression applies for the "Kemal" affair, but it does for the case of the investigated headmaster. There is no clause for free speech in the Cypriot constitution, but...
  7. Re: Cyprus: Teachers asked to tear out controversial page from schoolbooks.

    I think you really underestimate the preponderance of personality cults. Glorifying texts like these are pretty common almost everywhere, European countries included. It's not limited to state...
  8. Re: Cyprus: Teachers asked to tear out controversial page from schoolbooks.

    Even in Greece there were no Greeks 5.000 years ago.:P Anyway, Cyprus is not Greece, however, so I don't think this should be relevant. Cyprus was not even part of the Ottoman Empire during WWI. In...
  9. Cyprus: Teachers asked to tear out controversial page from schoolbooks.

    The Ministry of Education in Cyprus instructed the teachers of public schools to remove a controversial page from the English language schoolbooks. The teachers unexpectedly reacted to this rather...
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    Re: ISIL War in Iraq and Syria II

    In France, the supreme court overturned the previous dismissal of charges about complicity in human crimes that had been brought against the multinational company Lafarge. The judges also upheld the...
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    Sticky: Re: Discussion and Debate Community Thread

    An interesting document that is relevant again today:

    https://i.imgur.com/zAqeTRu.jpg

    It's an Ottoman vaccination certificate of the early 20th century for the third shot against the smallpox...
  12. Re: US Forces In Full Scale Retreat From Afghanistan; 20 years of War Ending In Total Military Defeat?

    Ethnic divisions are a minor factor in Afghanistan's politics. It might grow in importance, if literacy rates also improve, but its current impact is secondary. Dividing the country along...
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    Sticky: Re: Discussion and Debate Community Thread

    The article seems a bit confused. Every Islamist faction in Afghanistan helped the opposition, not just Massoud's Mujaheddins, but also the Taliban and even al-Qaeda. In fact, the former was limited...
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    Re: Guess where?

    Toul is correct! The river is indeed Moselle, which I should have descriped as "rather", instead of "pretty", but it's still quite chubby, although not as long as his nearby colleagues. The...
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    Re: Guess where?

    Nope, not Verdun nor really on the Maginot Line, although it's quite close. The fortifications were constructed, because back then the town was situated next to the frontier with a grudge-holding...
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    Re: Guess where?

    Oh, I do, but the problem is that I rarely have any idea about the locations!:P

    Next we have two panoramic screenshots. Looking eastwards:

    https://i.imgur.com/hZoCpnG.jpg

    and westwards:
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    Re: Guess where?

    Park Güell, Barcelona? I had visited it exactly ten years ago...
  18. Re: US Forces In Full Scale Retreat From Afghanistan; 20 years of War Ending In Total Military Defeat?

    The problem is that Afghanistan is not very free, even according to organisations funded by the United States government. Part of the problem lies with the Taliban insurgency, but the...
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    Re: Historical Who Am I Riddles

    Francia is correct! Not a soldier, unlike the vast majority of the Liberators, but he managed to maintain Paraguay's independence, which he governed authoritatively until his death in 1840. The...
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    Re: Historical Who Am I Riddles

    You found the country! Once you find the period, the rest will be easy. Definitely not Che Guevara, though. Keep also in mind that the Doctor was involved in the same events, which one of the latest...
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    Re: Historical Who Am I Riddles

    He's a pretty obscure historical personality, but the other references to much more famous figure will help you detect the geographical and chronological context.

    As some extra hints, he reigned...
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    Re: Guess the game from the cutscene.

    Correct! Liked the new cover system, but hated the unskippable cutscenes and the stupid dialogues and story.

    My favourite part is when Max casually let a gangster, responsible for murdering...
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    Re: Guess the game from the cutscene.

    Whoops, forgot about it. Not saboteur. It's the third game of a well-known series. Liked some of the new features, but overall I was disappointed.
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    [PotW] Re: POTW 650 - Submissions

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    [UESW] Re: UESW 549 - Submissions

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    Re: Guess the game from the cutscene.

    https://i.imgur.com/L8dWZ4S.png
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    Re: Guess the game from the cutscene.

    Bully. Great game, brought out the best in me.
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    Re: Historical Who Am I Riddles

    Thansks Kilo! The next one is somewhat of a combination between the last two figures.

    Born in an isolated country, inside an isolated continent.
    I studied and read, gained a doctorate, first of...
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    Re: Historical Who Am I Riddles

    The reference to fatherhood makes me think of the Christian Church's fathers. The hints about destruction and a few centuries later than Cato point towards late Antiquity. I initially thought of...
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    Re: Name That Historical Event

    That's right! The coronation ceremony of the last Ottoman sultan. A very bleak period for the sultanate, which managed to survive for only a few months more.
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    Re: Name That Historical Event

    Only independence leader that survived and prospered in Latin America was a PhD student from Paraguay. This is why kids should go to school and not fights.

    https://i.imgur.com/kfafzAv.jpg
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    Re: Name That Historical Event

    It's the assassination of Sucre, one of the Latin American independence heroes and the 2nd president of Bolivia. #PotosiIsPeru
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    Re: Name that historical figure!

    Really fond of the battle of Lissa. It's not every time you see a wooden ship of the line successfully confront a few ironclads.

    Next one is an esteemed professor, a fragile old man on a...
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    Re: Name that historical figure!

    Admiral von Tegetthof. Naval hero, in a victory largely achieved thanks to the Venetian crews of the imperial fleet.
  36. Re: The defeat of the English signals the end of the Anglophone world order

    Not much to discuss. Closed.
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    Sticky: Re: Discussion and Debate Community Thread

    I didn't expect such a massive surrender either, but the claims about the total defeat of the Tigray government was just posturing by the Ethiopian Prime-Minister. The fall of Mekelle was more like a...
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    Sticky: Re: Discussion and Debate Community Thread

    Things don't look very rosy for our Nobel Peace Prize laureate in Ethiopia.
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    Re: Name That Historical Event

    The priest escaped and one of them was pardoned to the surprise of Napoleon himself. They also shot quite a few officers that took the bait and obeyed Malet. The grenadier belongs to the municipal...
  40. Re: US Forces In Full Scale Retreat From Afghanistan; 20 years of War Ending In Total Military Defeat?

    Yeah, the invasion against Iraq was a huge strategic mistake. The US lost their only opportunity of somewhat pacifying Afghanistan. I disagree about the warlords, though, because there was no other...
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