Monthly Archives: August 2014

Nuclear

“All the waste in a year from a nuclear power plant can be stored under a desk.” So said Ronald Reagan. And, technically, he was correct although, inevitably, it is not quite as simple as that and the treatment and … Continue reading

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Trade Routes

It’s an ill wind that blows nobody no good. And the winds of EU sanctions are not so ill as to prevent the flourishing of EU Russia trade in one corner of Europe. Since Moscow imposed an embargo on the … Continue reading

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Doomsday

Last time I ended with the words of Sun Tzu: “The supreme art of war is to subdue the enemy without fighting”. It is clear that President Putin appears to be following this approach. It is less clear how the … Continue reading

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