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Earth: Katyn Forest, Russia, the site of a truly monstrous act of anti-intellectualism.

In April 1940, agents working for Stalin murdered tens of thousands of people here. Why? They were afraid of them thinking too much.

By |2018-04-09T20:30:42+00:00April 9th, 2018|Earth, History|0 Comments

The little war at the center of recent history: the 1990 invasion of Kuwait.

Twenty-seven years ago today, on August 2, 1990, military units of Iraq's elite Republican Guard crossed the border between that country and its southern neighbor, [...]

By |2017-08-02T20:30:01+00:00August 2nd, 2017|History|0 Comments