Category Archives: Military

Protection money: Don Corleone

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Lost at sea

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CONTRA UNIONEM EUROPAEAM

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Location, location, location

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Caput anni

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Lions led by donkeys

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Bella, horrida bella, matribus detestata

Editorial note: If you have not yet read our mission statement above, please do so in order that you can put our blogs in context.  21 September 2014 Not infrequently one gets the distinct impression that what concerns our masters, the … Continue reading

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