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That's not really the question. I certainly don't want to make other states do this or that, but states want to do that. And their ideas on what they want to do with their power are certainly variable, though they are likely to be centered on securing prosperity, security and prestige.

Peak oil is not an energy crisis. It is a liquid fuel crisis.
by Starvid on Thu Jul 16th, 2009 at 03:16:16 AM EST
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The state transcends the people who populate, staff and govern it?

The peak-to-trough part of the business cycle is an outlier. Carnot would have died laughing.
by Migeru (migeru at eurotrib dot com) on Thu Jul 16th, 2009 at 05:11:07 AM EST
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Then; re your title, what do you think Britain wants to make other states do that needs Tridents?

*Lunatic*, n.
One whose delusions are out of fashion.
by DoDo on Thu Jul 16th, 2009 at 07:23:42 AM EST
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Take it seriously?

The peak-to-trough part of the business cycle is an outlier. Carnot would have died laughing.
by Migeru (migeru at eurotrib dot com) on Thu Jul 16th, 2009 at 08:27:34 AM EST
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