The Great War was stimulated by the killing of Archduke Franz Ferdinand in the Balkans. The Middle East could be considered as the modern-day comparative, claims Professor Margaret MacMillan History never repeat itself, but it sure does rhyme, it has been said. Now an internationally well known historian is warning that today's world holds a variety of stunning resemblances with the build-up to the First World War. Read More »
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Frоm 1914 to 1919, the Alliеd роwеrѕ rеѕtriсtеd the mаritimе ѕuррlу оf rаw materials аnd foodstuffs ...
Anаѕtаѕiа саrеfullу digѕ thrоugh the earth with hеr trowel. Bit by bit, a human ѕkеlеtоn еmеrgеѕ, рi...
Whеn 28 сiviliаnѕ were killеd in Athens, it wasn’t thе Nаziѕ who were tо blame, it wаѕ thе British. ...
In 1939, rеnоwnеd physicist Albert Einѕtеin реnnеd a lеttеr to a buѕinеѕѕmаn in Nеw Yоrk, асknоwlеdg...
Report lists 40 cases of ‘brinkmanship’ in past eight months, including near-collision between Russi...
Is World War Three about to start… by accident? Max Hastings asks whether rising tensions between China and Japan could boil over
Perhaps it is possible — and how precise it would be to believe this — that war between the biggest countries on this planet has been abolished. The price and the risk of nuclear escalation is so terrible that reason claims that nothing remotely similar to the 20th century's vast global clashes can ever occur again. Assuredly, there can be no more Dunkirks or D-Days, because no Western nation — even the U.S.— can deploy a huge military. Read More »
China’s new nuclear bomber can release strategic missile attacks against US army facilities and those of its allies in the Western Pacific, according to Chinese state media. H-6K strategic bombers have already been implemented with the eighth and tenth air divisions of the People's Liberation Army’s Air Force, Watch China Times reports. Read More »
17% of People in America support the war in Afghanistan. That is down from 52% in 2008. 82% of People in America are against the war. Other latest polls discovered that 57% of People in America think the US was wrong to go into Afghanistan in the first place, and two-thirds said that they did not think the war had not been worth fighting. Read More »
China will most likely be able of defeating a declining United States during a possible conflict in the Asia-Pacific area within the next six years, a Russian professional has prediction. “It’s extremely probable that China, after the completion the current cycle of changing and rearming its military through 2020, will be able to defeat US forces and its allies in the course of some local conflict in East Asia,” Vassily Kashin had written in an article released a week ago by the Voice of Russia. Read More »
Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu has threatened more attacks on the Gaza Strip, as the Tel Aviv regime extent its army operations against the surrounded Palestinian area. Read More »
Months after the events took place, Pulitzer prize winning journalists and others are finally reporting about the lies and manipulations of the US government regarding the recent chemical weapons attack in Syria. Far from shining a light on the true situation in the country, however, these reports continue to avoid the underlying causes and explanations for what is happening in Syria, and the forces that are behind it. Read More »
With the war's centenary near, this is not a parlour game. Counterfactual conjecture allows us to see the conflict far more objectively People who see a divine hand or the iron laws of dialectical materialism at work in human affairs bridle at the question: "What if things had turned out differently?" To EH Carr, historian of Soviet Russia, to speak of what might have happened in history, as opposed to what did happen, was just a "parlour game". To EP Thompson, author of The Making of the English Working Class, such counterfactual speculation was "unhistorical shit". Read More »
The following document pertaining to the formation of “Greater Israel” constitutes the cornerstone of powerful Zionist factions within the current Netanyahu government, the Likud party, as well as within the Israeli military and intelligence establishment. According to the founding father of Zionism Theodore Herzl, “the area of the Jewish State stretches: “From the Brook of Egypt to the Euphrates.” According to Rabbi Fischmann, “The Promised Land extends from the River of Egypt up to the Euphrates, it includes parts of Syria and Lebanon.” Read More »
It wasn't the first time. It won't be the last. It's done it numerous times before. It strikes aggressively. It does it lawlessly. It's longstanding Israeli policy. Cast Lead and Pillar of Cloud attacks were major acts of aggression. Many other strikes were modest by comparison. Read More »
It was Gaddafi’s Libya that offered all of Africa its first revolution in modern times – connecting the entire continent by telephone, television, radio broadcasting and several other technological applications such as telemedicine and distance teaching. And thanks to the WMAX radio bridge, a low cost connection was made available across the continent, including in rural areas. Read More »
Armed sentry bots are already being placed on borders like Israel's and Korea's The need for humans to participate in armed conflicts could soon be over. The next generation of military hardware might be able to think and act for itself. Military hardware will soon consist of "autonomous robots that know neither pity nor fear" — quite a step up from the current generation of UAVs and drones operated by humans from the safety of military bases hundreds, if not thousands, of miles away. Read More »