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Invasion And Intervention: The Bruce Campaign

What are the key points for interventionism/invasion in foreign countries and what can we take from history in relation to that topic? On Tuesday I rounded off my discussion of the Bruce campaign in Ireland, fought from 1315-1318, when Edward … Continue reading

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Tomorrow, When The War Began

It’s alright. You’re already hard-pressed to make a good film with a concept that is so hard to believe. A group of Australian teenagers become an impromptu guerrilla force when their nation is invaded by an unnamed Asian force in … Continue reading

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NFBs Decisive Battles Of The World: Marathon

Before 300, there was Marathon, the earliest one on the list. Name: The Battle of Marathon The War: The first Persian invasion of Greece, part of the lengthy Greco-Persian Wars When: August/September 490 BC* Where: The plain of Marathon, south-eastern … Continue reading

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Google Maps: Bookies New Favourite To Start World War Three

A highly tense stand-off between Costa Rica and Nicaragua is apparently down to a very notable discrepancy in Google Maps. I’ve talked about some issues with Google Maps in Limerick before, but this is on a whole different level. I suspect … Continue reading

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