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Dear Derb,

Thanks for the kind words (and it’s probably a good idea for us to make up before the Stuttaford/Pod blow-up gets really going–how much intramural conflict can the Corner take?). I’ll hang up too, except to say my model is NOT World War II. That was basically a conventional war featuring the clash of gigantic armies. Not what we’re dealing with here. I think your model as expressed in your latest post is closer than that of WWII. I would say the model is probably some Cold War, plus counter-insurgency campaigns like that of the Brits in Malaysia, plus some old-fashioned imperial policing. Anyway, thanks for the exchange.

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