War and Peace
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Alliance: In international politics, the union of two thieves who have their hands so deeply inserted into each others' pockets that they cannot separately plunder a third.
Cannon: An instrument used in the rectification of national boundaries.
Riot: A popular entertainment given to the military by innocent bystanders.
If we fight a war and win it with H-bombs, what history will remember is not the ideals we were fighting for but the methods we used to accomplish them. These methods will be compared to the warfare of Genghis Khan who ruthlessly killed every last inhabitant of Persia.
What a strange game. The only winning move is not to play.