As the administration slashes our military, we ought to consider the lessons of history…

Edward Gibbon, 1737-1794

Edward Gibbon, 1737-1794

“The terror of the Roman arms added weight and dignity to the moderation of the emperors.  They preserved peace by a constant preparation for war….” ― The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Edward Gibbon, Volume I, 180 A. D. ― 395 A. D., Page 8, The Modern Library, New York, Random House.

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Retired military officer; retired Air Force civil servant; retired executive, DS Information Systems Corporation; writer; researcher; reader and avid yachtsman.
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