[Beowulf] Re: "hobbyists"

Geoff Galitz geoff at galitz.org
Tue Jul 1 15:05:54 EDT 2008



Ohh...  I was just waiting for the conversation to back to this.  For an
inside perspective:

http://www.spiegel.de/international/europe/0,1518,562315,00.html

Does that make me on-topic?

-geoff



Geoff Galitz
Blankenheim NRW, Deutschland
http://www.galitz.org


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Sent: Montag, 30. Juni 2008 21:57
To: Joe Landman
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Subject: Re: [Beowulf] Re: "hobbyists"

Joe Landman wrote:

> Tactical nukes (aimed at armies) were on the table for a few of the NATO 
> scenarios involving responses to Soviet invasion of western Europe 
> (based upon some of the historical reading, though I am not sure how 
> serious they were).  The western Europeans were understandably 
> un-enthusiastic about such scenarios.

You bet we were.  I was in the organization of the 400,000+ protest in 
Amsterdam in November. 1981.

Cannon-fodder at a high level ...

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