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Anwar Sadat: When the Transfer of Power Violates the Law

On this day in 1981, Islamic extremists assassinate Anwar Sadat, the president of Egypt, as he reviews troops on the anniversary of the Yom Kippur…

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Bobby Kennedy: the Day That Will Live in Infamy

On this day in 1968, Sen. Robert F. Kennedy (D-NY) is fatally wounded by a gun shot to the head following his victory in the…

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Nina Simone: Why? (The King of Love is Dead)–VIDEO

In the aftermath of Dr. Martin Luther King’s assassination 45 years ago, a song poured out of Gene Taylor. Mr. Taylor was an accomplished and…

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MLK and the Mountaintop (VIDEO)

45 years ago today, Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated by James Earl Ray. In his last public appearance, King gave a glorious but sadly…

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Iraq War 10th Anniversary: What Have The Republicans Learned?

Now that we’ve passed the decade marker of the launch of the Iraq War, arguably the greatest foreign policy blunder in American history, it’s prudent…

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In Defense Of (at least) One Drone

On May 6th 2012, Fahd al-Quso was getting out of his car in Yemen along with another al-Qaeda operative. Out of the clear blue sky,…

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