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PostSubject: Re: News thread.   Thu Mar 02, 2017 3:02 pm

Sweden returns to conscription
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-39140100

We at Finland never stopped conscription  (something I never agreed with but whatever), but it's still voluntary for women unlike at Sweden now. However, it looks like Sweden won't still actually force everyone to go, but it's more like Norway where only selected groups are thrown to army camps. So all in all, even though it's technically conscription for men and women, it's not absolute as Finland and some other countries

It's kind of sad to see the slow return of mandatory army services in Europe after a period when they were slowly abolished few years ago.
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PostSubject: Re: News thread.   Thu Mar 02, 2017 6:37 pm

It's not really surprising with the resurgence of Russia under Putin via the actions he took via Georgia and the Ukraine. The Baltic Nations have every reason to this. Even more so considering Russia's aggression and threat level to them since the Stalin era. Surely you know of how he tried to conquer Finland twice.

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PostSubject: Re: News thread.   Thu Mar 02, 2017 7:43 pm

No, I most definitely do not know of a subject that's been taught to death in school and drilled to brain of every citizen, as well as having grandparents injured in them...

Times have changed however. Conventional armies in Europe are more like a public image of strength than actual workable defense grid nowadays, at least outside NATO barrier.

In any case, it is still sad to see conscription to have been reinstated so widely, whether or not one agrees with it's intentions. Would you like to endure through it if you lived in country with it?

As I personally went through 12 month civilian service, I'm not part of the actual reserve forces, however if hypothetical war did occur I would still have to serve in some sort of unspecified civilian aid job. Not that I think it will ever come to it, Finland (or Sweden for that matter) isn't exactly former Soviet satellite country like Ukraine or whatever, and also it's more tied to West even without NATO
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PostSubject: Re: News thread.   Thu Mar 02, 2017 8:23 pm

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No, I most definitely do not know of a subject that's been taught to death in school and drilled to brain of every citizen, as well as having grandparents injured in them...

Times have changed however. Conventional armies in Europe are more like a public image of strength than actual workable defense grid nowadays, at least outside NATO barrier.

In any case, it is still sad to see conscription to have been reinstated so widely, whether or not one agrees with it's intentions. Would you like to endure through it if you lived in country with it?

As I personally went through 12 month civilian service, I'm not part of the actual reserve forces, however if hypothetical war did occur I would still have to serve in some sort of unspecified civilian aid job. Not that I think it will ever come to it, Finland (or Sweden for that matter) isn't exactly former Soviet satellite country like Ukraine or whatever, and also it's more tied to West even without NATO

Times change, but dreams and memories don't, at least not very easily. Ever since the end of the Cold War, the Russian people have dreamed of a return of the Russian Empire, which is what they saw the Soviet Union as after the WW2. Needless to say, Putin is clearly one of those people. And it doesn't necessarily require military force. That one pipeline is a good example.

I'm not saying that conscription is fun by any means. I sure don't want any country to have it since there are certain drawbacks. McNamera found that out the hard way. What I am saying is that given how many countries border on a Russia that's been more aggressive since 2008, this was sadly inevitable.

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PostSubject: Re: News thread.   Thu Mar 02, 2017 8:38 pm

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@Mistral wrote:
No, I most definitely do not know of a subject that's been taught to death in school and drilled to brain of every citizen, as well as having grandparents injured in them...

Times have changed however. Conventional armies in Europe are more like a public image of strength than actual workable defense grid nowadays, at least outside NATO barrier.

In any case, it is still sad to see conscription to have been reinstated so widely, whether or not one agrees with it's intentions. Would you like to endure through it if you lived in country with it?

As I personally went through 12 month civilian service, I'm not part of the actual reserve forces, however if hypothetical war did occur I would still have to serve in some sort of unspecified civilian aid job. Not that I think it will ever come to it, Finland (or Sweden for that matter) isn't exactly former Soviet satellite country like Ukraine or whatever, and also it's more tied to West even without NATO

Times change, but dreams and memories don't, at least not very easily. Ever since the end of the Cold War, the Russian people have dreamed of a return of the Russian Empire, which is what they saw the Soviet Union as after the WW2. Needless to say, Putin is clearly one of those people. And it doesn't necessarily require military force. That one pipeline is a good example.

I'm not saying that conscription is fun by any means. I sure don't want any country to have it since there are certain drawbacks. McNamera found that out the hard way. What I am saying is that given how many countries border on a Russia that's been more aggressive since 2008, this was sadly inevitable.

The top people in power might dream of Empires, but I don't think vast majority of the normal Russian people do, just like normal Turks don't dream of the return of the Ottoman Empire.

I see the "point" in conscription in majority of the former Soviet satellite states, even if I don't like it, because the likelihood of tricks is infinitely more likely there, as is lack of direct Western aid. But I think when it comes to Nordic and non-Eastern European countries the discussion should be different, and conscription abolished. Voluntary professional army should be sufficient enough in my book, as their primary job is to hold image anyway. And no I don't think NATO is the answer either, because that will just complicate ties to East further. But the question of NATO is eternal should we or should we not here.
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PostSubject: Re: News thread.   Thu Mar 02, 2017 9:14 pm

@Mistral wrote:
@Rhedosaurus wrote:
@Mistral wrote:
No, I most definitely do not know of a subject that's been taught to death in school and drilled to brain of every citizen, as well as having grandparents injured in them...

Times have changed however. Conventional armies in Europe are more like a public image of strength than actual workable defense grid nowadays, at least outside NATO barrier.

In any case, it is still sad to see conscription to have been reinstated so widely, whether or not one agrees with it's intentions. Would you like to endure through it if you lived in country with it?

As I personally went through 12 month civilian service, I'm not part of the actual reserve forces, however if hypothetical war did occur I would still have to serve in some sort of unspecified civilian aid job. Not that I think it will ever come to it, Finland (or Sweden for that matter) isn't exactly former Soviet satellite country like Ukraine or whatever, and also it's more tied to West even without NATO

Times change, but dreams and memories don't, at least not very easily. Ever since the end of the Cold War, the Russian people have dreamed of a return of the Russian Empire, which is what they saw the Soviet Union as after the WW2. Needless to say, Putin is clearly one of those people. And it doesn't necessarily require military force. That one pipeline is a good example.

I'm not saying that conscription is fun by any means. I sure don't want any country to have it since there are certain drawbacks. McNamera found that out the hard way. What I am saying is that given how many countries border on a Russia that's been more aggressive since 2008, this was sadly inevitable.

The top people in power might dream of Empires, but I don't think vast majority of the normal Russian people do, just like normal Turks don't dream of the return of the Ottoman Empire.

I see the "point" in conscription in majority of the former Soviet satellite states, even if I don't like it, because the likelihood of tricks is infinitely more likely there, as is lack of direct Western aid. But I think when it comes to Nordic and non-Eastern European countries the discussion should be different, and conscription abolished. Voluntary professional army should be sufficient enough in my book, as their primary job is to hold image anyway. And no I don't think NATO is the answer either, because that will just complicate ties to East further. But the question of NATO is eternal should we or should we not here.

Putin's high popularity in his country says otherwise. He wouldn't be so popular unless the Russian people see something in him, believe in him, shares his vision. Some countries are more nostalgic of 'The good ol' days' then others. Russia is one of them. Russian people still very deep roots of their Motherland since Peter The Great, or at least since how they beat back Napoleon.

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PostSubject: Re: News thread.   Thu Mar 02, 2017 9:25 pm

@Rhedosaurus wrote:
@Mistral wrote:
@Rhedosaurus wrote:
@Mistral wrote:
No, I most definitely do not know of a subject that's been taught to death in school and drilled to brain of every citizen, as well as having grandparents injured in them...

Times have changed however. Conventional armies in Europe are more like a public image of strength than actual workable defense grid nowadays, at least outside NATO barrier.

In any case, it is still sad to see conscription to have been reinstated so widely, whether or not one agrees with it's intentions. Would you like to endure through it if you lived in country with it?

As I personally went through 12 month civilian service, I'm not part of the actual reserve forces, however if hypothetical war did occur I would still have to serve in some sort of unspecified civilian aid job. Not that I think it will ever come to it, Finland (or Sweden for that matter) isn't exactly former Soviet satellite country like Ukraine or whatever, and also it's more tied to West even without NATO

Times change, but dreams and memories don't, at least not very easily. Ever since the end of the Cold War, the Russian people have dreamed of a return of the Russian Empire, which is what they saw the Soviet Union as after the WW2. Needless to say, Putin is clearly one of those people. And it doesn't necessarily require military force. That one pipeline is a good example.

I'm not saying that conscription is fun by any means. I sure don't want any country to have it since there are certain drawbacks. McNamera found that out the hard way. What I am saying is that given how many countries border on a Russia that's been more aggressive since 2008, this was sadly inevitable.

The top people in power might dream of Empires, but I don't think vast majority of the normal Russian people do, just like normal Turks don't dream of the return of the Ottoman Empire.

I see the "point" in conscription in majority of the former Soviet satellite states, even if I don't like it, because the likelihood of tricks is infinitely more likely there, as is lack of direct Western aid. But I think when it comes to Nordic and non-Eastern European countries the discussion should be different, and conscription abolished. Voluntary professional army should be sufficient enough in my book, as their primary job is to hold image anyway. And no I don't think NATO is the answer either, because that will just complicate ties to East further. But the question of NATO is eternal should we or should we not here.

Putin's high popularity in his country says otherwise. He wouldn't be so popular unless the Russian people see something in him, believe in him, shares his vision. Some countries are more nostalgic of 'The good ol' days' then others. Russia is one of them. Russian people still very deep roots of their Motherland since Peter The Great, or at least since how they beat back Napoleon.

I wouldn't necessarily trust ratings given to effectively "president for life", but in any case, certain level of nationalism and want to get economy back to rails after the abyss of Soviet collapse isn't automatically indication that people want imperial dominance back.
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PostSubject: Re: News thread.   Mon Mar 06, 2017 11:57 pm

It looks like the E.U. is considering it's own nuclear deterrent using the nukes France has as a backbone.

This is due to how Britain, which was the first Western European country the have nukes, pulled out of the E.U. and how Trump, and many on the right, want Europe to pull more military weight then it has done in the past. The problem is that this is all assuming that the E.U. lasts much longer. I can see Western European nations develop their own atomic weapons program, but under E.U. rule. That entity is dying. It's only a matter of time,10-12 years or so, before it implodes.

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PostSubject: Re: News thread.   Tue Mar 07, 2017 3:46 am

Has anyone here heard what happened at Queensland's "DreamWorld" theme park last October? If you didn't, the 'Thunder River Rapids' ride has been permanently closed after a malfunction caused the deaths of four riders.
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PostSubject: Re: News thread.   Sat Mar 11, 2017 7:02 pm


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PostSubject: Re: News thread.   Tue Mar 14, 2017 8:57 pm


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PostSubject: Re: News thread.   Wed Mar 22, 2017 6:23 pm

I'm safe where I am in Wales, but my brother was alarmingly close to the incident. He's safe, thank God, but damn it if I wasn't scared for a while.

London attack: What we know so far

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PostSubject: Re: News thread.   Wed Mar 22, 2017 7:51 pm

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I'm safe where I am in Wales, but my brother was alarmingly close to the incident. He's safe, thank God, but damn it if I wasn't scared for a while.

London attack: What we know so far

I'm really glad your brother is safe. I saw that when I got home. I first thought that it was a drunk driver, but I soon learned quickly otherwise.

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PostSubject: Re: News thread.   Mon Mar 27, 2017 5:11 pm

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Russia has made a hypersonic missile, the Zircon, that has a top speed of 4,600 mph.

Considering our recent relations with Russia, and the uncertainty of what exactly is going on politically, that's a scary thing.

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PostSubject: Re: News thread.   Mon Mar 27, 2017 5:20 pm

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Russia has made a hypersonic missile, the Zircon, that has a top speed of 4,600 mph.

Considering our recent relations with Russia, and the uncertainty of what exactly is going on politically, that's a scary thing.

Lets hope none of us live to see such a missile deployed on land. My Dad told me stories of living in fear during the 50s and 60s, with the Cold War and the hanging threat of destruction. At this rate, who can't say that such times are not coming again.

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PostSubject: Re: News thread.   Mon Mar 27, 2017 5:39 pm

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Russia has made a hypersonic missile, the Zircon, that has a top speed of 4,600 mph.

Considering our recent relations with Russia, and the uncertainty of what exactly is going on politically, that's a scary thing.

Lets hope none of us live to see such a missile deployed on land. My Dad told me stories of living in fear during the 50s and 60s, with the Cold War and the hanging threat of destruction. At this rate, who can't say that such times are not coming again.

In many ways, things are more dangerous. We have North Korea which has alienated both it's closest allies, Russia and China, so who knows what they'll do. And then we have the possibility of Iran, one of the main sources of terrorism, having an atomic weapons program since the 1990's. Not only that, but we have the possibility of Saudi Arabia starting an atomic weapons program. If Iran has an atomic weapons program, then the whole Middle East risks the true rise of an Islamic Persian Empire.

The hypersonic missile reminds me of how in Metal Gear Solid, how Metal Gear Rex could fire undetectable stealth nukes from its railgun. I guess the old saying is true. Life really does imitate art.

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The body of a missing 25 year old man was found in the stomach of a 23 ft long reticulated python.

Christ... that's like something out of a nightmare. Now imagine Titanoboa doing that...

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PostSubject: Re: News thread.   Wed Mar 29, 2017 5:29 pm

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The body of a missing 25 year old man was found in the stomach of a 23 ft long reticulated python.

Christ... that's like something out of a nightmare. Now imagine Titanoboa doing that...

Something like that happened a few years ago. A python killed a man and tried to eat him and a police sergeant took a picture. The guys head was in the mouth but he spit it out and tried to flee, but was killed by the sergeant and a force of some men. Some people don't think it was able to eat the guy since he was laying on his belly and the snake's mouth couldn't get past the shoulders, but the sergeant said it could have done so since an autospy showed that the guys bones were crushed quite badly.

Here's the photo that he took.

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The Tasmanian Wolf/Tiger also known as the thylacine, has been spotted.

Given how a very rare/thought to be extinct night parrot was photographed not long ago, then I'm really hoping that the thylacine didn't go extinct.

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PostSubject: Re: News thread.   Sun Apr 02, 2017 3:41 pm

Super colonies of ants in Africa lead scientists to brace for global invasion.

In other words, it's like that scene from the movie THEM! where the one scientist warns of how the giant ants might be the dominant species if they aren't killed off, but these ants being normal sized.

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PostSubject: Re: News thread.   Tue Apr 04, 2017 8:51 pm

Chemical attack in Syria kills dozens.

Update: It's most likely-90%-sarin gas.

You know, the Syrian Civil War reminds me a lot like the Spanish Civil War. You really can't root for anybody (the anti-Franco forces were just as bad, if not slightly worse) the country is destroyed, and and it's being turned into a lab room for weapons for major powers.

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PostSubject: Re: News thread.   Wed Apr 05, 2017 1:00 pm

I still don't understand what Syria and Russia expect to gain with chemical weapon usage, as in strictly from their point of view. They must know everybody keeps pointing fingers at them, and it's not like those weapons are gonna obliterate the "opposition" anyway, only fracture it further. What do they believe to gain by this? Guess they are relying on UN security council doing absolutely nothing again... admittedly, they are pretty useless
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PostSubject: Re: News thread.   Wed Apr 05, 2017 4:54 pm

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Guess they are relying on UN security council doing absolutely nothing again... admittedly, they are pretty useless

Basically this. If the U.N. was useless for the Rwandan genocide, then it's hard to see how they can be of any use here. In all honestly, it should have been disbanded some time ago.

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