(Angel Vinas, Belgium, 02/22/18 4:38 am)
I'm down in bed with the flu, but I wouldn't want to pass over the turn this discussion is taking.
In response to Eugenio Battaglia (February 19th), history doesn't play like a comp
(Tor Guimaraes, USA, 02/22/18 4:15 am)
I am sure this concept of "going native" is not "a singularly British invention," as JE wrote. (See Nigel Jones, February 19th.)
Probably it is universal a
(John Heelan, UK, 02/21/18 2:20 pm)
JE asked on 20 February: "Can there really be such a thing as a 'hackproof' system? We've heard such things before. Consider, for starters, Enigma."
Not until a copy of
(Nigel Jones, UK, 02/21/18 10:52 am)
I am genuinely grateful to Ángel Viñas and Paul Preston for their thorough and honest answers to my query on whether historical objectivity is possible, particularly relating to the Span
(Enrique Torner, USA, 02/21/18 9:03 am)
I am amazed by the large number of WAIS posts spawned by our discussion on WWII and its turning points, as well as their breadth and originality.
It seems to me that WAIS members have a strong
(Rodolfo Neirotti, USA, 02/21/18 3:34 am)
Recently, we saw the Lebanese film The Insult, which reflects the differences among the locals, the Palestinians and the Israelis. It is an extremely complex context that explains the difficu
(Carmen Negrin, France, 02/21/18 3:02 am)
I was indeed reading Luciano Dondero's post (20 February), and wondering whether to respond or not. My main hesitation was mainly because I sense in Luciano's comment an excessive, maybe even
(Eugenio Battaglia, Italy, 02/20/18 10:01 am)
I have read Josè Ignacio Soler's post on the battle of Guadalajara, 8-23 March 1937.
Of course I have a different story.
For the Nationalists, the battle was supposed to o
(Tor Guimaraes, USA, 02/20/18 7:02 am)
Responding to John Eipper's question of February 18th, if the Chinese experiments with photon teleportation can eventually produce a quantum communication technology (computers and Internet), the
(Luciano Dondero, Italy, 02/20/18 4:27 am)
Looking at all the brouhaha over the decision of US President Trump to finally recognize reality--that Jerusalem is the capital of Israel--I cannot but make a few considerations and parallels wit