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Days to Forget, Always Remembered

April 1, 2016 7:43 pm0 comments
Days to Forget, Always Remembered

It was a fledgling morning, the day we escaped. Sirens startled us awake, united by the haste of feet, and what signalled the sharpness of gunfire. Hurriedly, we fled with tear in wind, and flicker in heart, until home was but a fleck on a horizon of dust… Doors and […]

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Atomic Shadows

November 11, 2015 10:12 am0 comments
Atomic Shadows

A burst of white plasma blinds innocent young eyes, incandescent… iridescent… until all humour melts away to a bone-white socket. Flesh flayed to the bone then sutured from the heat. People vanished into nothing; their shadows left behind. Permanent depressions, burned into wood, etched onto stone. Pale apparitions tread scorched […]

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Migration crisis a test for European ideas, politicians, future prospects

September 29, 2015 11:43 am0 comments
Migration crisis a test for European ideas, politicians, future prospects

The leaders of the European Union will discuss the migration crisis during an extraordinary meeting summoned by the European Council President Donald Tusk on Wednesday, September 23. On September 17, he announced the plans to visit the refugee camps in Egypt and Jordan this week before the meeting. The idea […]

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Mythology’s Lore

September 7, 2015 1:39 pm0 comments
Mythology’s Lore

Hoplites march to a bloodied beat, void of all notion – their impending demise. The sickle shines brightest when sun catches blade, and children and wives dance frenzied in mind. They are but ants to deities of old, no man can compete with the terms they have set. Inner conflict […]

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Did Klaus Fuchs open the Iron Curtain to The Cold War?

July 14, 2015 11:00 am0 comments
Did Klaus Fuchs open the Iron Curtain to The Cold War?

The conviction of Emile Julius Klaus Fuchs in 1950 as a spy was a shock to those around him, but the extent of his espionage was to send shock waves around the world in terms of the impact it had upon the balance of power in the world for the […]

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Are drones changing the nature of warfare?

June 8, 2015 12:40 pm0 comments
Are drones changing the nature of warfare?

“A life for a life”, an eye for an eye, everything is so black and white in Prince Harry’s world, well in his military world. The good guys kill the bad guys, just like in the movies, or in the video games. I’m sure his military leaders would be proud; […]

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Baltic Countries, Whole World Must Remember, Honor True Heroes of War against Nazi Germany

May 14, 2015 5:47 pm0 comments
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LOSKA, Estonia (June 15, 2010) Estonian soldiers wade ashore during a combined U.S. and Estonia amphibious assault training exercise during Baltic Operations (BALTOPS) 2010. BALTOPS is an annual exercise to improve interoperability and cooperation among regional allies by conducting realistic training with the 12 participating nations. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Rocco DeFilippis/Released)

Citizens of the Baltic States, like all people without exception, must remember and honor the names of the true heroes who fought against the Nazi occupation during the Second World War, write Mikhail Krysin, well-known Russian researcher of history of the Baltic States, author of numerous scientific publications and several […]

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A Palestinian Failure

October 27, 2014 11:52 am0 comments
A Palestinian Failure

Shortly after the war in Gaza, trouble started elsewhere – this time in Jerusalem inside the Occupied Palestinian Territory of the West Bank. Although it is hard to pinpoint the exact start of the problems, Palestinians have been protesting the fact that Israeli Jewish settlers have been allowed access to […]

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