Tag Archives: strike

Ireland’s Wars: The Limerick Soviet

As stated previously, it is my intention to put individual emphasis on a number of the smaller scale actions and events of the Irish War of Independence, that I will be choosing based on my own metrics of importance, notoriety … Continue reading

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Israel And Douhet

A fascinating piece by Jeffrey Goldberg on Bloomberg about Israeli expectations of war with Iran. Especially of note is this paragraph: A widely held assumption about a pre-emptive strike on Iran’s nuclear facilities is that it would spur Iranian citizens … Continue reading

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Referees and Football: A Reality Check

The whole situation in Scotland, where referees went on strike to protest the increasing amount of criticism they were receiving strikes me as some what of a watershed moment. We’re hearing a lot about integrity. About the fundamentals about the game, about … Continue reading

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