Day: May 9, 2019

A Week in the Life of the Empire

A Week in the Life of the Empire

May 9, 2019
Introduction: It is sometimes helpful not to look at any one specific issue in detail, but rather make a survey of ongoing processes instead. The resulting picture is neither better nor worse, it is s…
The Eagle, the Bear and the Dragon

The Eagle, the Bear and the Dragon

May 9, 2019
Once upon a time, deep into the night in selected campfires across the deserts of Southwest Asia, I used to tell a fable about the eagle, the bear and the dragon – much to the amusement of my Arab and…