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The fuss about ‘reunification’

Dawn 30 Nov 2021
PAKISTAN’S Foreign Office offered what sounded like a high-decibel response to the routinely chest-thumping comments by Mohan Bhagwat, the head of India’s right-wing Hindu RSS. He had, not for the first time, spoken of the need to undo the 1947 partition ... Manu’s laws were written long before Lycurgus of Sparta or Solon of (Athens) ... .

Quality Time: Arts Calendar November 24 – December 1

LA Weekly 23 Nov 2021
Hackatoo. Hack of a Bear at Celestial Hermitage. Wednesday, November 24 ... Mission ... 303 E ... In this hilarious, musical retelling of one of history’s greatest theatrical offerings, Lizastrata takes on the establishment, storms the Acropolis, and holds the treasury hostage until the long-warring men of Athens and Sparta commit to declaring peace ... LACE ... .

Progress in Greece-US security ties ‘head-spinning’

Ekathimerini 22 Nov 2021
His experience at the State Department during the 1980s brings back memories of Washington’s difficult relationship with Athens and the late socialist leader Andreas Papandreou’s “out-with-the-bases-of-death” political campaign ... “He said ... He wanted to know why the Corinthians had sided with Sparta against Athens during the Peloponnesian War ... .

Negotiate or talk

Dawn 20 Nov 2021
THE three-hour virtual talks on Nov 15 between the president of the People’s Republic of China, Xi Jinping and the president of the United States, Joe Biden, not only made history but also hold out lessons in diplomacy. The presidents did not negotiate ... But the fundamentals remain the same that existed in the clashes between Athens and Sparta ... .

Can Xi-Biden summit address bilateral issues?

Suryaa 13 Nov 2021
Beijing, Nov 13 (IANS) That the US wants intense competition with China was said in so many words by White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki when she briefed reporters about the upcoming summit between US President Joe Biden and Chinese leader Xi Jinping ... Dr ... The rise of Greek state Athens made Sparta uneasy, this led to War, says Dr Wright ... ....

War & Money

Armstrong Economics 26 Oct 2021
History repeats all the time ... Even going back to the Peloponnesian War between Sparta and Athens we see that Athens itself debased its coinage and silver-plated bronze coins using the techniques of counterfeiters. Lydia, located in modern-day Turkey, is where coins were invented ... ....

The March of the Green Flag

Spin 25 Oct 2021
This article originally appeared in the May 1995 issue of SPIN. From the desert plains of Sudan, Sheik Hassan al-Turabi preaches an extreme form of Islamic fundamentalism and empowers armed revolutionaries to stake their claim to a new world order. Rory Nugent investigates ... Then on to Macedonia, Sparta, and Athens ... Fittingly ... I understand ... Out ... Amazing.”.

What Could Cause World War 3?

Interesting Engineering 21 Oct 2021
The 20th-century was certainly a bloody one ... Source. What could cause WW3?. War is, sadly, part and parcel of human history ... Source. ... 1 ... In his view, at the time of his writing, he suggested that the Peloponnesian War between Athens and Sparta was inevitable because of Sparta's growing anxiety over the growth in Athenian Power leading up to the conflict.

Beijing 2022 promise "safe and splendid Olympic Games" as protests overshadow Flame Lighting Ceremony

Inside The Games 18 Oct 2021
It is the first time since 1984 that there has been no passage of the Torch around Greece, although the journey of the Flame for Tokyo 2020 was curtailed after larger than expected numbers turned up to greet the Torch in Sparta. The Flame will be taken to Athens where there have already been protests against Beijing’s record on human rights ... .

How strategies differ between China and the US

Asiatimes 11 Oct 2021
Different cultures see and represent reality differently. The West was keen on strict realism ... For example, the concept of Thucydides’ trap, now highly fashionable to use when thinking of the confrontation between the US and China, is grounded in the cultural perception of Athens vis-à-vis Sparta in the Greek peninsula ... Photo ... Photo ... ....

10 Traitors Who Were Proven Right

What Culture 10 Oct 2021
Athens Needed To Be More Like Sparta To Survive - Socrates ... Critical of Athens' conduct in the Peloponnesian War, and displaying admiration for her hated enemy Sparta, Socrates made a lot of powerful enemies ... As the war with Sparta turned against Athens, Socrates became a scapegoat.

Gordon to Gino in Athens: “Stop calling it a kebab”

Greek City Times 10 Oct 2021
Gordon, Gino and Fred’s Road Trip across Greece was full of hilarious moments as they ventured to Crete, Santorini, Sparta, Athens and Meteora. In one scene, the trio visit an Athenian souvlatzidiko, a specialist shop in skewered meats known as souvlaki ... READ MORE. Gordon Ramsay ... 0 Athens Bureau October 11, 2021 ... Athens Bureau September 13, 2021.

The Ancient Greek Army of Same-Sex Lovers who helped defeat the Spartans

War History Online 08 Oct 2021
... matter in his city of Athens were complicated ... They were used in the Boatian War, which saw Thebes, assisted by Athens, battle Sparta ... The Sacred Band has mostly been overlooked throughout history, but Thebes, in general, is not as widely discussed as states like Athens and Sparta.

Top Assassin's Creed Franchise Titles to Play on Your PC & Consoles

Pinkvilla 08 Oct 2021
Assassin’s Creed Odyssey Assassins' Creed Odyssey combines Origins' combat system and a newfound focus on role-playing, throws in a few extra components, and places it all against the huge background of Ancient Greece, ablaze with the conflict between Athens and Sparta.

The 10 Best Assassin's Creed Games

IGN Insider 07 Oct 2021
Assassins’ Creed Odyssey takes Origins’ combat style and new-found focus on role-playing, adds some extra ingredients to the mix, then sets it all against the sprawling backdrop of Ancient Greece, aflame with the war between Athens and Sparta ... in the name of Athens or Sparta.