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Like the Roman Empire in the early fifth century, Europe has allowed its defenses to crumble…Poor, poor Paris. Killed by complacency

BOSTON GLOBE Paris and the fall of Rome by Niall Ferguson November 16, 2015 I am not going to repeat what you have already read or heard. I am not going to say that what happened in Paris on Friday … Continue reading

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Islamists only want one thing. We cannot appease them

THE TELEGRAPH by Charles Moore July 3, 2015 David Cameron calls Isil an “existential threat” to the Western way of life. On the face of it, that seems ridiculous. How could a bunch of relatively poor, ill-armed fanatics and psychopaths … Continue reading

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