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Greek lessons for ASEAN nations

The Jakarta Post 26 May 2022
If the ancient Greeks are to be believed, the rivalry between the current great powers, America and China, will lead to war. American political scientist, Graham Allison popularised the situation as “Thucydides’s Trap... Thucydides pointed that there were other city-states apart from the great powers, Sparta and Athens ... .
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Chris Hedges: No Way Out But War

Consortium News 25 May 2022
Permanent war has cannibalized the country. It has created a social, political, and economic morass. Each new military debacle is another nail in the coffin of Pax Americana ... By Chris Hedges ... U.S ... “It was the rise of Athens and the fear that this instilled in Sparta that made war inevitable,” Thucydides noted in The History of the Peloponnesian War ... U.S.
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Is America Committing the Sin of Athens?

Armstrong Economics 23 May 2022
Athens had defeated the Persian invasion ... The Peloponnesian War (430–404 BC) was fought between the Delian League led by Athens and the Peloponnesian League, which Sparta led ... The power will shift to China just as it shifted from Athens to Sparta.The post Is America Committing the Sin of Athens? first appeared on Armstrong Economics.
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'Permanent war has cannibalized the country' & is a 'nail in the coffin of Pax ...

Alternet 23 May 2022
Permanent war has cannibalized the country. It has created a social, political, and economic morass. Each new military debacle is another nail in the coffin of Pax Americana ... No high-speed trains ... “It was the rise of Athens and the fear that this instilled in Sparta that made war inevitable,” Thucydides noted in the History of the Peloponnesian War ... .
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Hedges: No Way Out but War

Scheerpost 23 May 2022
Original Illustration by Mr. Fish — “No Guts No Glory”. By Chris Hedges / Special to ScheerPost ... No high speed trains. No universal health care. No viable Covid relief program ... Once the U.S ... If the U.S ... “It was the rise of Athens and the fear that this instilled in Sparta that made war inevitable,” Thucydides noted in the History of the Peloponnesian War.
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Is Israel's neutrality in the Russia-Ukraine war immoral?

The Jerusalem Post 20 May 2022
The 27-year war between Athens and Sparta was in its 15th year when the Athenians, out to cement their grip of the Aegean Sea, demanded that the island of Melos – about halfway between Athens and Crete – surrender to their rule.  ... “The strong do what they can and the weak suffer what they must.”  ... (credit ... It is ... .
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Together on this pale blue dot

The Malta Independent 18 May 2022
The war between Athens and Sparta around 2,500 years ago remains emblematic of how major big countries, even those that have liberal democratic systems continue to treat smaller countries. Athens invaded the small island of Melos (about three times the size of Gozo) ... both with Athens and with Sparta. But Athens had other ideas.
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Stournaras: Eurozone banking union key to closer integration 

Ekathimerini 18 May 2022
Below is the full speech. ... Briefly, because not long after the spectacular Greek victory in Salamis, democratic Athens and oligarchic Sparta locked horns in the deadly Peloponnesian War, which lasted from 431 BC to 404 BC, devastated Athens and marked the dramatic end to the 5th century BC and the golden age of ancient Greece ... None of this is new ... .
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What Ancient Greece teaches us about war in Ukraine

The Irish Times 12 May 2022
In face of the ever-increasing danger and destruction arising from Vladimir Putin’s apparently demented invasion of the Ukraine, I thought it might be helpful to direct at the situation some reflections derived from the great Greek historian Thucydides as to the causes of the ...
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Teacher brings history to life

The Lancaster News 11 May 2022
CT Kirk is a teacher who brings his subjects to life for his students. A social studies teacher at South Middle School, Kirk noticed his students struggling during COVID last year and not being as engaged about learning ... “I have done Rome, the enlightenment period, the Renaissance, Sparta, Athens, World War II, Vietnam,” he said ... ....
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Rihanna Celebrates Being Honored At Met Gala With Greek Goddess Statue

Greek City Times 10 May 2022
Important to the City-State of Athens. Although Athena was the patron goddess of the Ancient Greek city-state of Athens, other gods and goddesses were worshipped there, as well ... She became important to the people of the city after the Athenians won a naval victory against the city-state of Sparta in 375 B.C ... Athens Bureau May 9, 2022.
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Rihanna Celebrates Being Honoured At Met Gala With Greek Goddess Statue

Greek City Times 10 May 2022
Important to the City-State of Athens. Although Athena was the patron goddess of the Ancient Greek city-state of Athens, other gods and goddesses were worshipped there, as well ... She became important to the people of the city after the Athenians won a naval victory against the city-state of Sparta in 375 B.C ... Athens Bureau May 9, 2022.
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The West Against Russia

GlobalResearch 28 Apr 2022
To receive Global Research’s Daily Newsletter (selected articles), click here. Visit and follow us on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook. Feel free to repost and share widely Global Research articles ... North American and European commentators often compare their own countries to Athens confronting Sparta in the Peloponnesian War ... Note to readers ... .
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Today in history

The Logan Daily News 26 Apr 2022
Today is Tuesday, April 26, the 116th day of 2022. There are 249 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History.. On April 26, 1986, an explosion and fire at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant in Ukraine caused radioactive fallout to begin spewing into the atmosphere ... In 404 B.C., the Peloponnesian War ended as Athens surrendered to Sparta ... The U.S.
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Today in History — April 25

Napa Valley Register 25 Apr 2022
Today is Monday, April 25, the 115th day of 2022 ... Today's highlights ... On this date. In 404 B.C., the Peloponnesian War ended as Athens surrendered to Sparta ... .

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