Monthly Archives: August 2018

The Korean War in the Oval Office: Why Might Have Trump Cancelled Pompeo’s Visit to North Korea?

More detail has emerged regarding the cancellation of Mike Pompeo’s planned trip to Pyongyang by President Trump, which further adds credence to some of the themes discussed in a previous post here on the Pompeo cancellation. There are two reports … Continue reading

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The Ersatz Diplomacy of Hebomoia Glaucippe: On the Cancellation of Pompeo’s Planned Visit to Pyongyang

Phew! It was a bad week for Trump, and at the end of a bad week for him seemingly anything is possible. Luckily, rather than bombing Iran Trump cancelled Mike Pompeo’s coming visit to North Korea. The announcement of this … Continue reading

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Does A Possible Russian Space Weapon Prove Space Arms Control Is Unverifiable?

The United States this week has accused Russia of potentially deploying a weapon in space in October 2017, a claim widely reported upon. The principle of verification, or verificationism, is the thesis that a sentence has meaning only if it’s … Continue reading

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Is Bad Philosophy a Hole in the Brane Inhibiting Progress in Physics?

“Scientists need philosophers of science like birds need ornithologists,” so said Richard Feynman yet Carlo Rovelli, one of the era’s more deeper thinkers boldly branching out beyond the sterile disciplinary boundaries, has written a most thought provoking paper on the … Continue reading

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CVID as OCD: Deciphering North Korea’s Dismantlement Moves at Sohae and Continued ICBM Assembly at Sanumdong.

Three news items related to North Korea’s nuclear programme have garnered attention in the last two weeks, the first evidence of North Korea’s move to dismantle its missile and rocket engine testing facility at Sohae, alleged evidence coming from the … Continue reading

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