Louis Rhys

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comment Recognition of Palestine?
Koenigsberg/Kaliningrad or Tibet is an exception rather than the norm. Most of the territories occupied by the USSR during the WW2 are now independent from the USSR (e.g. Poland, East Germany, Baltic states). In the west, for example France, Austria or Western Germany wasn't annexed by the UK or the US. Honestly I think the USSR and China got away with all those because they have veto powers rather than because the international community approved them.
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comment What was Muhammad's religion before becoming a Muslim prophet?
@BattleofKarbala as Lohoris and Jeroen pointed out, in this question I am looking for the historian's point of views as opposed to Islamic tradition. I understand the Quran is the main source of Islamic tradition, but I don't think it's generally treated as a history book. I guess Muslim historians are okay, if you have such source, as long as it is written objectively based on historical/scientific method, not merely drawn from scripture.
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comment What was Muhammad's religion before becoming a Muslim prophet?
Thanks for your answer! However, I am actually more interested to see his individual belief. The broader context of the various religions in Arabia at that time was already covered in the question I linked What was the religion of the Arabic people before conversion to Islam?
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answered How did British Queen get power over King despite male-dominant society?
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comment How did British Queen get power over King despite male-dominant society?
In the UK, there is no King Consort, the spouse of a queen regnant is a prince consort. I guess the reason is to prevent the consort from appearing to outrank the queen.
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comment How did British Queen get power over King despite male-dominant society?
When there is a queen regnant, such as Queens Elizabeth I & II, Queen Victoria, there is no King. So the queen didn't really "get power over King"
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