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Secret FBI project trained Alaskans in preparation for Soviet invasion

Declassified documents reveal that in the 1950s the FBI trained Alaskan residents to become agents behind enemy lines if the Soviets invaded. No women, Eskimo, Indians or Aleuts were included, with native peoples considered unreliable. 713 more words


Fearing Soviet invasion, FBI trained Alaskan spies, files show

By JOSEPH FITSANAKIS | intelNews.org
The United States government set up a secret network of citizen-spies in Alaska in response to concerns that the Soviet Union was planning to invade the territory, newly declassified documents show. 376 more words

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Vought F8U-1 Crusader: He just needs Spear.

Fully suited with his B.F. Goodrich MK-II full pressure suit (..of armor) this “Black Knight” of the VF-154 climbs into the first operational model of the Crusader. 26 more words

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Project Cassandra Draft 1

After quite a bit of work and tinkering with the game that’s included more than one rewrite of the system Project Cassandra is finally at a stage where I’m happy to put it out there as a fairly complete document that includes both full rules and mostly complete characters. 69 more words


Ukraine Crisis: is Vladimir Putin walking the path of his Soviet predecessors?

by Fraser Moore

This past week in the Ukraine has been hectic for all parties involved. Amidst accusations by Ukrainian president Petro Poroshenko that Russia is showing “direct and undisguised aggression” towards Ukraine, government forces are slowly losing ground to pro-Russian and separatist forces in the Donetsk and Luhansk regions. 465 more words


This is not the Cold War. For some it’s a bit warmer

With Russia allegedly financing pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine, and the seizure of Crimea, the question resonating through Western media sources is: ‘Is this a new Cold War?’ 642 more words

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