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From Democracy to Communism in Czechoslovakia

On this day in 1948, the nascent communist-controlled government of Czechoslovakia reports that Foreign Minister Jan Masaryk has committed suicide. The story of the non-communist…

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Posted in Civil Rights Foreign Policy History

Banning the African Slave Trade

On this day in 1807, the US Congress passes an act to “prohibit the importation of slaves into any port or place within the jurisdiction…

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NATO Peacekeeping in the Former Yugoslavia

On this day in 1994, in NATO’s first military action since its formation, U.S. fighter planes acting under United Nations sanction shoot down four Serbian…

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Posted in Elections Foreign Affairs Foreign Policy Military Politics Terrorism

Trump’s War

The following is an excerpt from a post I made on Facebook 6 years ago. It goes double today. Just because I don’t support Benjamin…

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Posted in Election 2020 Elections Foreign Affairs Foreign Policy Homeland Security Politics

Could Trump’s Disastrous Syria Decision Be the Final Straw for Senate Republicans?

For months I’ve been maintaining that regardless of what the Democratically-controlled House did regarding impeachment, Trump was safe. There was no way in hell Senate…

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Hevrin Khalef – Kurds Murdered with USA Complicity

Her name was Ms Hevrin Khalef. This was a good woman, person and leader. She was pulled from her car and shot to death along…

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