Cold War Radio #7

Posted: August 12, 2013 in Uncategorized

1985 Exercise Canadian Army Trophy, Germany Neg: 11364/24a

Listen Live @ 9 pm est MONDAYS on http://www.the405radio.com

Mark Davis from http://www.u2unews.com will be on!

SHOW NOTES:

Obama: Putin is slouchin’
http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/in-the-loop/wp/2013/08/09/obama-putins-a-sloucher/
Russian foreign minister tells US to behave ‘like grown-ups’
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/europe/russia/10234189/Russian-foreign-minister-tells-US-to-behave-like-grown-ups.html
Obama Jabs Russia Over Anti-Gay Laws: I Look Forward to ‘Gay and Lesbian Athletes’ Winning Olympic Medals
http://www.theblaze.com/stories/2013/08/09/obama-jabs-russia-over-anti-gay-laws-i-look-forward-to-gay-and-lesbian-athletes-winning-olympic-medals/

Egyptian Christian Who Escaped Persecution by Stealing a Jet Ski & Fleeing to Israel: U.S. Foreign Policy Is ‘Definition of Insanity’
http://www.theblaze.com/stories/2013/08/09/egyptian-christian-who-escaped-persecution-by-stealing-a-jet-ski-fleeing-to-israel-u-s-foreign-policy-is-definition-of-insanity/
Four suspected militants killed in Israeli drone strike in Egypt
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/africaandindianocean/egypt/10235061/Four-suspected-militants-killed-in-Israeli-drone-strike-in-Egypt.html

Iraqi Kurd leader Massoud Barzani issues Syria warning
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-23650894
US files charges against Benghazi attack suspects, official says
http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2013/08/06/us-reportedly-files-charges-against-benghazi-attack-suspects/#ixzz2bbHp2Lmj

TODAY IN COLD WAR HISTORY AUGUST 12
1948 – USS Nevada (BB-36) is struck from the naval record.
1950 – Korean War: Bloody Gulch massacre—American POWs are massacred by North Korean Army.
1953 – Nuclear weapons testing: the Soviet atomic bomb project continues with the detonation of Joe 4, the first Soviet thermonuclear weapon.
1960 – Echo 1A, NASA’s first successful communications satellite, is launched.
1976 – Between 1,000 and 3,500 Palestinians are killed in the Tel al-Zaatar massacre, one of the bloodiest events of the Lebanese Civil War
1978 – The Treaty of Peace and Friendship between Japan and the People’s Republic of China is signed.
1980 – The Montevideo Treaty, establishing the Latin American Integration Association, is signed.
1982 – Mexico announces it is unable to pay its enormous external debt, marking the beginning of a debt crisis that spreads to all of Latin America and the Third World.

Digital Set to Surpass TV in Time Spent with US Media
http://www.emarketer.com/Article/Digital-Set-Surpass-TV-Time-Spent-with-US-Media/1010096#FTvOjffqsQPfhLFs.99
Internet TVs May Drive Consumers To Cut Pay TV Cord
http://www.newsfactor.com/news/Internet-TVs-Cutting-Pay-TV-Cords/story.xhtml?story_id=022002HWFHP8

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