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1956 Suez Crisis
June 24th, 2005
Blockades are an act of war, embargoes are not. This is owing to the fact that a blockade is a violation of the International Law of the sea.
"The purpose of fighting is to win. There is no possible victory in defense. The sword is more important than the shield and skill is more important than either. The final weapon is the brain. All else is supplemental."
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