(Eugenio Battaglia, Italy, 06/19/19 4:12 pm)
Very informative post from Timothy Brown (18 June).
I know the Strait of Hormuz and its sea lanes very well, and went many many times through them.
Originally the territorial waters
(Soraya Sepahpour-Ulrich, USA, 06/19/19 6:23 am)
Timothy Brown (18 June) wrote that I have made the assumption that the "Strait of Hormuz is 100% legally sovereign Iranian territory right up to the beaches of Oman." How did Tim arri
(John Eipper, USA, 06/19/19 4:43 am)
Moisés Hassan writes from Managua:
The harrowing story of the Caleros, shared by Gary Moore on June 16th, is but one of a number of consequences of the brutal re
(David Pike, France, 06/19/19 4:27 am)
In the WAIS debate on the Soviet contribution to Allied victory, I've entered the battle a little late, but not too late to mention a factor overlooked by WAISers.
(Vincent Littrell, USA, 06/18/19 4:28 am)
In July 2014 I posted on WAIS a 2010 US religious census that showed the Baha'i Faith was the largest non-Christian religion in South Carolina. See: Read more
(Timothy Brown, USA, 06/18/19 3:54 am)
Soraya Sepahpour-Ulrich's post (16 June) is predicated on an assumption that the Strait of Hormuz is 100% legally sovereign Iranian territory right up to the beaches of Oman. It is not.
(José Ignacio Soler, Venezuela, 06/17/19 6:26 am)
When commenting on Jordi Molins's post of June 14th, John E asked regarding Spain, "wouldn't a constitutional democracy have to acknowledge the non-democratic system that existed pri
(Cameron Sawyer, Russia, 06/17/19 4:32 am)
I found the phrase "logistical imbalance," in Timothy Brown's post of June 15th, curious.
"Massed infantry formations" vs. "logistical advantages"--what does
(Eugenio Battaglia, Italy, 06/17/19 3:51 am)
Wikipedia, Wikipedia! John E noted the different accounts of the fate of General Andrey Andreyevich Vlasov of the Russian Liberation Army.
The Italian version states that Vlasov surrendered to
(Timothy Brown, USA, 06/16/19 4:33 pm)
I knew Adolfo Calero quite well, although I never met his family. He was one of number of officials of the civilian Nicaraguan Democratic Resistance (NDR) with whom I dealt. Adolfo was one of the more