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  1. On Germany and Russia, one century apart

    I wrote this piece in 2014 and posted it here. Somehow, it has disappeared. It has not aged poorly.

    As we approach the centenary of the beginning of WWI, it perhaps may be a good time to check if the lessons of the past have been learned by many of its protagonists. Specially those that lost.
    To recap. On November 11, 1918, after 4 years of conflict, the Central Powers of Germany and the Austro-Hungarian empire conceded defeat to the Allies, ending a war of 9 ...