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There are a number of differences. Foremost among them is the fact that both the Russian and European economies would break down after less than three months of serious shooting war between Russia and NATO - and everybody on all sides know this. In WWI, everybody thought that the war was going to be quick and profitable, just like all the good little wars they'd had in the 19th century. Well, profitable for the rich, at least.

And then, of course, there's the fact that nobody is particularly interested in seeing their capital illuminated by the soft afterglow of a mushroom cloud...

- Jake

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by JakeS (JangoSierra 'at' gmail 'dot' com) on Fri Aug 8th, 2008 at 10:21:32 AM EST
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