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Ensign Jim Julian launched first wave of Navy drones

When Jim Julian flipped the switch, cranking up a small remote-controlled helicopter on the deck of a Navy destroyer, he became a part of history that stretches to the increasing use of drones in today’s military. 1,319 more words

U.S. Navy

Evaluating Open Skies

I recently read Peter Jones’ Open Skies: Transparency, Confidence-Building, and the End of the Cold War. Jones, who was part of the Canadian Department of External Affairs’ Verification Research Unit while the Open Skies treaty was being negotiation, offers an insider’s view of the process. 638 more words

Books

Cold War Radio #169

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Dems diss Bibi

Kurt Schlichter Returns tomorrow!

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Forever Young - The Atomic Music

Are drawings of reproductions of LP´s we would like to work on, improve and configure the interactive installation as part of the exhibition so that we can put them in circulation. 433 more words

Shostakovich and Football Another Way of Expressing the Soviet Tragedy

4 January 1942 Kuybishev

Dear Isaak,

I am writing to you a lot these days, as much in fact as my supply of envelopes will allow – this particular product of the papermaking industry is extraordinarily hard to come by.

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Russia

Three Ukraine Servicemen Killed In Past 24 Hours Of Fighting

Fighting in the restive eastern regions of Ukraine have killed at least three Ukrainian servicemen in the last 24 hours, according to a statement by Kiev military officials. 234 more words

World

The House of the Deaf Man (Peter Krištúfek)

This review originally appeared (in its entirety) within the pages of the New Welsh Magazine and I’m extremely grateful to them for posting it. 

‘I realised long ago… That the history of Slovakia boils down to proving that you were in the right place at the right time.’

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