Sunday, January 08, 2012



There is an old joke / urban legend that circulates among students and faculty in North American Universities and it goes as follows.

Wednesday, January 04, 2012


Napoleon III

A question that a friend of mine once recently asked was “Why did the USA not intervene during the Franco-Prussian War of 1870-1871, even though France intervened on the American side during the Revolutionary war of 1775-1783?”