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The Thucydides Trap – – “When a rising power is threatening to displace a ruling power…standard crises that would otherwise be contained…can initiate a cascade of reactions that, in turn, produce outcomes none of the parties would otherwise have chosen.”

April 26, 2017

http://www.economist.com/news/special-report/21720715-best-hope-balance-restraint-force-and-legitimacy-what-america-and-china-must

The 2017 NFL Schedule

April 25, 2017

http://www.footballperspective.com/the-2017-nfl-schedule/

www.sltrib.com: ‘Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance’ author dies

April 25, 2017

http://www.sltrib.com/home/5213139-155/zen-and-the-art-of-motorcycle

I still need to read this book.  It has been on my list for years . . .

“Two shades of blue – – A row over the colours in Argentina’s flag”

April 22, 2017

http://www.economist.com/news/americas/21721243-putting-vex-vexillology-row-over-colours-argentinas-flag

I have had so many occasions to view the Argentine flag, but never knew this history.

“The number of canine attacks on postal workers has climbed from 5,581 in 2013 to 6,755 in 2016.”

April 22, 2017

http://www.economist.com/news/united-states/21721239-roll-drone-delivery-posties-online-shopping-has-unpleasant-bite