"Much have I seen and known; cities of men
And manners, climates, councils, governments,
...the fortune of us that are the moon's men doth ebb and flow like the sea, being govern'd, as the sea is, by the moon" [Henry IV, I.ii.31-33]
HISTORY NEVER REPEATS ITSELF, BUT IT OFTEN RHYMES
"There is a Providence that protects idiots, drunkards, children and the United States of America." Otto von Bismarck
The Daily Mail has another article by Edward Lucas whose book The New Cold War I finished yesterday for the SECOND time. Read the book, it's that good and a new updated edition is coming onto the market ASAP.