Login/Sign up

World Association of International Studies

PAX, LUX ET VERITAS SINCE 1965

Posts on 01/14/20

A Lesson on Usage: Parlay and Parley, Lakes and Seas

(David Duggan, USA, 01/14/20 10:48 am) Parlay (see A. J. Cave, January 14th) didn't look right and I looked it up. Parley is the conversation. Parlay is a betting maneuver (typically on horse races with win-place-show ...

Read more

Trump-IRI Communication through Swiss Intermediaries

(A. J. Cave, USA, 01/14/20 4:57 am) John E asked about Trump's back-channel communication through the Swiss with the IRI. There was a fairly detailed piece on January 12th about the recent parlay in the online Wall Street ...

Read more

Who Calls the Shots (Literally) in US Foreign Policy?

(Paul Pitlick, USA, 01/14/20 4:44 am) I always enjoy A. J. Cave's WAIS posts. In her post of January 12th, A. J. mentioned China and Russia (or as Eugenio Battaglia refers to them, Empires 2 and 3), who might have an interest ...

Read more

Posts on 01/13/20

Spanish Dialects...and a Word on the Solers

(José Ignacio Soler, Venezuela, 01/13/20 2:42 pm) I appreciated Enrique Torner's humorous dream about teaching the languages of Spain, but more than a dream I would say it would be a nightmare for him, particularly with my smiling presence in it. ...

Read more

How Madrid Destroyed Valencian Economy, TV

(Jordi Molins, Spain, 01/13/20 4:38 am) Sir Paul Preston wrote on January 11th: "I don't recognise what Jordi Molins had to say about the Valencian economy being reduced to 'whores and waiters.' I would rather have suggest ...

Read more

Two Ukrainegates

(A. J. Cave, USA, 01/13/20 4:17 am) It must be the hand of fate that both President Trump and IRI officials are having their Ukrainegates. It's interesting to see how the events are unfolding as more information is coming onli ...

Read more

Gary Moore Reflects on the WAIS Effect

(John Eipper, USA, 01/13/20 3:40 am) Gary Moore writes: "The WAIS Effect" (Patrick Mears, January 8) is apt shorthand for the mysteries of serendipity/synchronicity, or "eerie coinciden ...

Read more

A Language Teacher`s Dream (or Nightmare?)

(Enrique Torner, USA, 01/13/20 3:27 am) I had a dream. I had to teach the languages of Spain, and, instead of the usual four, I had to remember 18: Manchego (from Castilla la Mancha), Leonese (from Castilla y León), "madrile&nti ...

Read more

Posts on 01/12/20

DPP President Wins Reelection in Taiwan

(Eugenio Battaglia, Italy, 01/12/20 4:34 am) In Taiwan, Tsai Ing-wen of the DPP Democratic Progressive Party has been reelected with a landslide 57.1% of the vote, an increase over 2016, against Han Kuo-yu of the Kuomingtang, who got only 2 ...

Read more

"Putas y Camareros" Quote

(Jordi Molins, Spain, 01/12/20 3:38 am) John Eipper commented on my post of January 10th: "I'm very curious about the origins of the 'putas y camareros' quote." The motto was popularized by the Spanish writer Art ...

Read more


Trending Now



All Forums with Published Content (42178 posts)

- Unassigned

Culture & Language

American Indians Art Awards Bestiary of Insults Books Conspiracy Theories Culture Ethics Film Food Futurology Gender Issues Humor Intellectuals Jews Language Literature Media Coverage Movies Music Newspapers Numismatics Philosophy Plagiarism Prisons Racial Issues Sports Tattoos Western Civilization World Communications

Economics

Capitalism Economics International Finance World Bank World Economy

Education

Education Hoover Institution Journal Publications Libraries Universities World Bibliography Series

History

Biographies Conspiracies Crime Decline of West German Holocaust Historical Figures History Holocausts Individuals Japanese Holocaust Leaders Learning Biographies Learning History Russian Holocaust Turkish Holocaust

Nations

Afghanistan Africa Albania Algeria Argentina Asia Australia Austria Bangladesh Belgium Belize Bolivia Brazil Canada Central America Chechnya Chile China Colombia Costa Rica Croatia Cuba Cyprus Czech Republic Denmark East Europe East Timor Ecuador Egypt El Salvador England Estonia Ethiopia Europe European Union Finland France French Guiana Germany Greece Guatemala Haiti Hungary Iceland India Indonesia Iran (Persia) Iraq Ireland Israel/Palestine Italy Japan Jordan Kenya Korea Kosovo Kuwait Kyrgyzstan Latin America Liberia Libya Mali Mexico Middle East Mongolia Morocco Namibia Nations Compared Netherlands New Zealand Nicaragua Niger Nigeria North America Norway Pacific Islands Pakistan Palestine Paraguay Peru Philippines Poland Polombia Portugal Romania Saudi Arabia Scandinavia Scotland Serbia Singapore Slovakia South Africa South America Southeast Asia Spain Sudan Sweden Switzerland Syria Thailand The Pacific Tunisia Turkey Turkmenistan UK (United Kingdom) Ukraine USA (America) USSR/Russia Uzbekistan Venezuela Vietnam West Europe Yemen Yugoslavia Zaire

Politics

Balkanization Communism Constitutions Democracy Dictators Diplomacy Floism Global Issues Hegemony Homeland Security Human Rights Immigration International Events Law Nationalism NATO Organizations Peace Politics Terrorism United Nations US Elections 2008 US Elections 2012 US Elections 2016 Violence War War Crimes Within the US

Religion

Christianity Hinduism Islam Judaism Liberation Theology Religion

Science & Technology

Alcohol Anthropology Automotives Biological Weapons Design and Architecture Drugs Energy Environment Internet Landmines Mathematics Medicine Natural Disasters Psychology Recycling Research Science and Humanities Sexuality Space Technology World Wide Web (Internet)

Travel

Geography Maps Tourism Transportation

WAIS

1-TRIBUTES TO PROFESSOR HILTON 2001 Conference on Globalizations Academic WAR Forums Ask WAIS Experts Benefactors Chairman General News Member Information Member Nomination PAIS Research News Ronald Hilton Quotes Seasonal Messages Tributes to Prof. Hilton Varia Various Topics WAIS WAIS 2006 Conference WAIS Board Members WAIS History WAIS Interviews WAIS NEWS waisworld.org launch WAR Forums on Media & Research Who's Who