The strategy the United States employed vis-à-vis Russia following the outbreak of the Ukrainian civil war could fundamentally affect the Western world by questioning reliability of Western leaders and financial institutions, as well as paving the way for Russia to look for a creative strategic solution to the sanctions problem.
In the video for his inspirational single “One Man Change The World,” rapper Big Sean pays homage to his late grandmother Mildred V. Leonard. According to Rap-Up, Ms. Mildred served as one of the first black captains in World War II,...Show More Summary
MARCO POLO BRIDGE, China (Reuters) - With dioramas of heroic Communist soldiers and graphic pictures of massacres, China formally kicked off its commemorations for the 70th anniversary of the end of World War Two on Tuesday with the unveiling of a new exhibition.
Long after Greece has left the Eurozone and Germany is using the Deutsche Mark as its currency, the people of the two nations, antagonized to a level unseen since World War II, will be accusing each other of benefiting more from the brief but tumultuous period of the common currency. Show More Summary
By David Eisler By the time I turned the final page of Ghost Fleet: A Novel of the Next World War, nightly news headlines started to sound a little bit scarier. I kept seeing stories about cyber warfare and hacking, weaponized spaceShow More Summary
Thirty-five years after the end of its war of independence, Zimbabwe remains one of the most severely landmine-impacted countries in the world, even as regional neighbors Mozambique
The US was the only country in the world to oppose a resolution calling for Israel to be held accountable for war crimes, at the 29th regular session of the United Nations Human Rights Council, held from 15 June to 3 July 2015. The US voted against “ensuring accountability and justice for all violations of international law in” the Occupied Palestinian Territories.
How did you celebrate Independence Day this past weekend? The researchers at Wessex Archaeology, based in the Salisbury Plain area of southern England, marked the occasion by releasing images and information about American World War II finds. This week, as our American friends celebrate their Independence Day... Show More Summary
Submitted by James H Kunstler via Kunstler.com, While the folks clogging the US tattoo parlors may not have noticed, things are beginning to look a little World War one-ish out there. Except the current blossoming world conflict is being fought not with massed troops and tanks but with interest rates and repayment schedules. Show More Summary
Could the world handle something this epic? Read the full article on AICN Ahoy, squirts! Quint here. Another week, another Star Wars rumor. Get used to it, this is going to be our reality for the next decade... This one would be particularly...Show More Summary
The new US-Russian Cold War could be far more dangerous than the preceding 40-year conflict, Stephen F. Cohen stresses, noting that Obama's policy of isolating Russia has facilitated the development of a multi-polar world order.
While the folks clogging the US tattoo parlors may not have noticed, things are beginning to look a little World War one-ish out there.
: [Log of the President's Trip to the Berlin Conference](http://www.trumanlibrary.org/calendar/travel_log/documents/index.php?pagenumber=13&documentdate=1945-07-07&documentid=17&studycollectionid=TL&nav=ok):
Slate ran an article about how insensitive and tasteless it was for Twitter to make World War Two jokes during the U.S.-Japan women’s World Cup championship game yesterday. Nothing better to write about? People have a right to make jokes, insensitive or not, and it’s their right to free speech. It doesn’t make it right, […]
The Chinese ambassador to UNESCO asked Japan to fully reveal its use of forced labor before and during World War II.
``Piketty: We need a conference on all of Europe's debts, just like after World War II. A restructuring of all debt, not just in Greece but in several European countries, is inevitable''
It took 20 soldiers almost 9 hours to remove a World War II "Panther" tank from a pensioner's cellar in a wealthy community in northern Germany—and that's in spite of the fact that the German army sent in modern recovery tanks to help confiscate the vintage 1943 vehicle, reports...
BEIJING (Reuters) - China plans to mark the 70th anniversary of the end of World War Two in Asia, and its fight against Japan, with a stream of movies, concerts, performances and exhibitions, officials said on Monday, in an effort to strengthen "nationalism and culture".
Hump Express: [July 5, 1945 - China-Burma-India Theater of World War II](http://cbi-theater-10.home.comcast.net/~cbi-theater-10/hump_express/hump070545.html): >'I'm in Jorhat, Mom' Letters Now May Say >Hq., Calcutta - Permission hasShow More Summary
In hindsight, the memory was always sitting there like a stray piece of string just waiting to be pulled.For years, Lee Trimble listened as his father, Robert, told stories about his service in World War II — usually downplaying the dangers, and often redirecting credit to others.Read full article >>