Category: war

Weapon Of Last Resort: How The Soviet Union Developed The World’s Most Powerful Bomb

Republished with permission from RFE/RL. See the original article. On October 30, 1961, the Soviet Union tested the largest nuclear device ever […]

08/20/2022. Category: war. Tags: , ,

Nuclear weapons made from guinea pigs: Is there any truth to this?

Whether we like them or not, most people see guinea pigs as cute, small, fluffy mammals, which kids usually take care as […]

05/16/2017. Category: war. Tags: ,

U.S. invasion of Canada

The United States military developed the War Plan Red – or “Joint Army and Navy Basic War Plan – Red”  – in the […]

09/20/2010. Category: war. Tags: , ,

Colombian paramilitaries extradited to U.S., where cases are sealed

Since 2006, more than a dozen of Colombia’s most notorious paramilitary leaders have been extradited to the United States to face drug-trafficking […]

09/13/2010. Category: war. Tags: ,

Iraq war civilian casualties

While people are still debating the real reason for the Iraq war the casualty numbers for soldiers and civilians keep climbing. According […]

04/07/2010. Category: war. Tags: ,

Crossing the Rubicon

The expression “crossing the Rubicon” is used to describe an irreversible decision. It originates from the Roman times where the Rubicon river […]

03/23/2010. Category: war. Tags: ,

Lost nuclear bombs

The very first bomb that the Allies dropped on Berlin in World War II killed the only elephant in the Berlin Zoo, […]

02/09/2010. Category: war. Tags: ,

International terrorism – the modern terrorist

The famous French philosopher Jean-Jacques Rousseau (1712-78) wrote in his book on the origins of government, The Social Contract (1762), that no […]

02/05/2010. Category: war. Tags:

Chemical warfare used since 4000BC

Chemical and biological warfare has been used long before World War One. As early as the Stone Age (4500-2000 BC), arrows were […]

02/05/2010. Category: war. Tags: , , ,

Slush Funds and War

According to David McClintick (“Swordfish: A True Story of Ambition, Savagery, and Betrayal”), in the late 1980’s, the FBI and DEA set […]

02/05/2010. Category: war. Tags: ,

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