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Old 05-09-2017, 05:20 PM   #4
johndallman
 
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Default Re: New Technique of the Week: an ongoing thread

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Originally Posted by Donny Brook View Post
Then I got wondering how we choose which thing is an optional specialization and which is the technique. Could Border Disputes be the optional specialization and Georgia be the technique?
Techniques have to be fairly specific. Border disputes in general aren't - they have lots of causes. A country is pretty complicated. Either might be an optional specialisation.

But the border disputes of a specific country is quite specific: it's a limited list of disputes, each with readily learnable factors and history. Does that make sense?

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