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The Impact of Middlebrow Architecture

From The Sound of Freedom: Naval Weapons Technology at Dahlgren, Virginia, 1918-2006:

The most conspicuous example of the early 1960s effort to make Dahlgren look more like a modern science installation rather than a gun range was the construction of the Computation and Analysis Building (Building 1200).

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The U.S. President Who Finally Went to Hiroshima

I have visited Hiroshima every August for the past few years as part of a round table on disarmament, convened by the governor of Hiroshima. I usually start writing something about that experience while I am there. 1,943 more words

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NATO Buildup on Russia's Borders: Mobilization for War or 'Just Business'?

The extraordinary US-NATO build-up of military forces — on land, sea, and air — on and very near Russia’s borders, or the opening of “NATO’s Eastern Front”, as Professor of Russian studies at Princeton University and New York University Stephen F. 1,096 more words

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Beware what you wish for: Russia is ready for war

May 24, 2016

by Pepe Escobar for RT

So foreign ministers from the 28 NATO member-nations met in Brussels for a two-day summit, while mighty military power Montenegro was inducted as a new member. 1,553 more words

War On Syria

The Big Bear is laughing

In Siberia, they’ve discovered that nothing warms things up like a Cold War. That is the theme of the President Cafe, a shrine to Russian leader Vladimir Putin. 276 more words

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"BREACH" (2007) Review

“BREACH” (2007) Review

I have noticed over the years that some of the most interesting spy thrillers tend to be based upon historic fact. And many of these fact-based movie usually centered on an individual’s betrayal of his or her country on a massive scale. 1,389 more words

Movie Review

26 May 2016. A Word to the Wise From the Russian Bear

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Why does the Anglo intel apparat always get Russia not only wrong, but spectacularly wrong? Firstly, it’s getting crank sources. There are four main groups providing raw intel on Russia. 264 more words

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