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Nuclear Weapons

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The Military-Industrial complex.

Illustrations: BRICK

‘In the councils of government, we must guard against the acquisition of unwarranted influence, whether sought or unsought, by the military-industrial complex. The potential for the disastrous rise of misplaced power exists and will persist.’

So - famously - warned the US President and Second World War General, Dwight D Eisenhower, in his farewell address to the American people on 17 January 1961.

The NAPOLEON COMPLEX is a painful psychological condition afflicting people with delusions of grandeur - popularly known as megalomaniacs - who may believe they really are Napoleon. Put this together with the Military-Industrial Complex, imagine what Napoleon might have done with 'Star Wars', and Freud himself might have had a few bad dreams.

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