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The Cuba-USA Baseball Rivalry Is Not What It Used to Be

Sports Illustrated 20 Mar 2023
In what was once the most hot-blooded, geopolitical-infused hardball rivalry on the planet, the Cuba-USA baseball clash has devolved into a tepid mismatch. Time erodes even the most adamantine of rivalries. Athens vs. Sparta. Leno vs. Letterman. USA vs. Cuba in baseball ... In the Little Havana section of Miami, Cuba played USA on U.S ... marshal in Eraser ... ....

AUKUS weds Australia to risky US policy on China

Asiatimes 14 Mar 2023
Much has been made of Australia’s renewed engagement with Asia and the Pacific since Labor came to power ... Image ... For adherents of this belief, war between the US and China is simply a natural fact dictated by history when a rising power challenges an established power, similar to what happened in the war between Athens and Sparta in ancient Greece.

With AUKUS, Australia Has Wedded Itself to a Risky US Policy on China – And ...

GlobalResearch 14 Mar 2023
To receive Global Research’s Daily Newsletter (selected articles), click here ... https.// ... For adherents of this belief, war between the US and China is simply a natural fact dictated by history when a rising power challenges an established power, similar to what happened in the war between Athens and Sparta in ancient Greece ... .

The Athenian case for lockdown

The Spectator 09 Mar 2023
Athenians might have disagreed. Most popular. Gareth Roberts. Radio 2 has misjudged its audience. In 430 bc, one year after going to war against Sparta, Athens was hit by a deadly plague, made all the more devastating by the fact that the whole population had been crammed within its defensive walls for fear of attack by the formidable Spartan army ... .

Is the US Follow Ancient Athens?

Armstrong Economics 07 Mar 2023
We have followed the same exact path as Athens following the Defeat of the Persian Invasion ... The various city-states began to rebel and a coalition was formed led by Sparta ushering in the Peloponnesian War. In the end, Athen lost if status as the financial capital of the known world.

The cold war’s bipolar disorder has returned

Taipei Times 24 Feb 2023
China’s rise and Putin’s invasion of Ukraine have put a stop to a multipolar world order. By Andreas Kluth / Bloomberg Opinion ... Today we call them the Global South ... Kevin Sheu ... Bipolarity also has historical precedents, from Sparta and Athens in the 5th century BC to the UK and France in the 18th and, of course, the US and the Soviet Union in the 20th.

Is the Biden Administration Just Completely Brain-Dead?

Armstrong Economics 23 Feb 2023
Russia has deployed tactical nuclear weapons on all its ships ... That is like waving a red flag in front of a bull ... They just cannot be this stupid. They seem to be deliberately moving Russia and China together against the arrogant West in the very same manner that resulted in the Peloponnesian War with Sparta taking down Athens for its arrogance ... ....

Rapp to host Cambridge Springs District Office open house on March 3

The Bradford Era 22 Feb 2023
The 65th Legislative District includes all of Warren County; all Forest County; and portions of Crawford County consisting of the townships of Athens, Bloomfield, Cambridge, Cussewago, Richmond, Rockdale, Sparta, Venango and Woodcock; and the boroughs of Blooming Valley, ...

The World Should Raise Doubts About Human Progress

The American Spectator 22 Feb 2023
Montefiore surveys the human drama from the House of Sargon of the Akkadian Empire in 2200s B.C.; the Egyptian and Nubian pharaohs; the rulers of the Persian Empire; Alexander the Great of Macedon; Athens and Sparta on the Peloponnese; Selukos in India; the Qin in China; Rome’s ...

Letter: U.S. and China are falling into the Thucydides Trap

The Buffalo News 20 Feb 2023
It’s happened a number of times throughout history. It’s known as the Thucydides Trap. Thucydides was a historian and general, specifically of the Peloponnesian War (from 431 BC to 404 BC) between Athens and Sparta. Today, the idea of the Thucydides Trap has become popularized by political scientist (Graham T ... Today, the Thucydides Trap is playing out.

Global cooperation needs Socrates, Confucius both

China Daily 13 Feb 2023
Recalling the historian of ancient Greece, they claim that the competition between the United States and China has similarities to that between Sparta and Athens in the Peloponnesian wars. China is like Athens, the rising power in the Hellenic world confronting Sparta, that is, the US, the existing, dominant power.

Sweet Dreams of Christian Nationalism, by Andrew Fraser

The Unz Review 09 Feb 2023
This can be seen in the contrast between Athens and Sparta. In the eyes of an imperial power such as the mighty, multinational, military monarchy of Persia, Athens and Sparta represented a Greek power which “was that of patriotic, fractious little republics, defined by civic ...

Top Tampa Bay area events for the week of Feb. 6-12

Tampa Bay Times 07 Feb 2023
Florida State Fair. This year’s fair opens Feb. 9 andruns daily through Feb. 20. Highlights include a giant midway, outrageous food, animal shows, livestock competitions and roaming entertainment. Opening day is Heroes Day ... 20 ... 11 ... Learn about the last stand of the 300 and bitter rivals like Athens and Sparta, and the heroes and generals of ancient Greece.

The US, China, and the Thucydides trap

Asiatimes 03 Feb 2023
Allison was referring to the Greek historian Thucydides, who chronicled the war between Sparta and Athens ... “It was the rise of Athens and the fear that this instilled in Sparta that made war inevitable.” ... Image ... Accidents happen, but Sparta and Athens, and all the other nations that had to surrender their pre-eminence, did not possess nuclear weapons.

Recap: Sparta rolls past New Athens

St Louis Post-Dispatch 01 Feb 2023
Sparta rolled past visiting New Athens 75-47 Tuesday ... .

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