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Fighting to Win

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“If someone is dangerous enough to fight, then you fight to win. If the Islamic State really is so dangerous to the American homeland in the long term … then it’s irresponsible to tie our hands. It sounds a little bit like Caesar saying he would only use catapults and allied troops but never send Roman legionaries into combat.” — …

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“Barry Strauss’s page-turning The Battle of Salamis mixes dynamic writing with solid scholarship”

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’300: Rise of an Empire’ Reinterprets Ancient History with 21st-Century Flair | Media Mania By Joy Fleishhacker on March 4, 2014 Leave a Comment Warner Bros. Pictures provides a second installment in a film series that vivifies the long-ago Persian invasion of Greece (480 BC) with a robust amalgam of larger-than-life storytelling, fantastical and mythic touches, and sword-slashing battle scenes. The movie, 300: Rise of …

Barry Strauss“Barry Strauss’s page-turning The Battle of Salamis mixes dynamic writing with solid scholarship”