For those who studied Latin the meaning of Pecunia et Bellum is clear: Wealth and Warfare. Yet it is also clear in the eyes of a military strategy scholar or even a John Wick fan. Si vis pacem para bellum or “If you want peace, prepare for War” by Vegetius. Everything about International Relations, Political Economy and Grand Strategy. A blog created by Alexandros Sainidis.


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Because Thucydides once said that History is a Cycle

War is an ancient social phenomenon. So is the notion of a state’s national interest and so are mercenaries.

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