Archive for March, 2014


Posted: March 31, 2014 in Uncategorized



Russian Cossacks Ready For Ukraine ‘Rescue’

The West and Russia: Why Obama’s Legacy Hinges on Europe

Nato appoints anti-war protester as next secretary general

Socialist Anne Hidalgo to be first female mayor of Paris;_ylt=AwrTWfzLezhTn0MAblDQtDMD

French elections: François Hollande under pressure after crushing losses

Today in Cold War History March 31
1948 – Congress passes Marshall Aid Act to rehabilitate war-torn Europe
1949 – The Dominion of Newfoundland joins the Canadian Confederation and becomes the 10th Province of Canada.
1951 – US tanks exceed 38° of latitude in Korea
1954 – USSR offers to join NATO
1958 – US Navy forms atomic sub division
1958 – USSR suspends nuclear weapons tests, & urges US & Britain to do same
1959 – The 14th Dalai Lama, Tenzin Gyatso, crosses the border into India and is granted political asylum.
1964 – A coup d’état in Brazil establishes a military government, under the aegis of general Castello Branco.
1965 – US ordered the 1st combat troops to Vietnam
1966 – The Soviet Union launches Luna 10 which later becomes the first space probe to enter orbit around the Moon.
1967 – U.S. President Lyndon Johnson signed the Consular Treaty, the first bi-lateral pact with the Soviet Union since the Bolshevik Revolution.
1970 – The U.S. forces in Vietnam down a MIG-21, it was the first since September 1968.
1970 – Explorer 1 re-enters the Earth’s atmosphere after 12 years in orbit.
1970 – Nine terrorists from the Japanese Red Army hijack Japan Airlines Flight 351 at Tokyo International Airport, wielding samurai swords and carrying a bomb.
1978 – USSR launches Kosmos 1000 navigational satellite
1979 – The last British soldier leaves the Maltese Islands. Malta declares its Freedom Day (Jum il-Helsien).
1990 – Approximately 200,000 protestors take to the streets of London to protest against the newly introduced Poll Tax.
1991 – Georgian independence referendum, 1991: Nearly 99 percent of the voters support the country’s independence from the Soviet Union.Warsaw Pact dissolves

North Korean Rockets ‘Made From British and American Parts’



Posted: March 26, 2014 in Uncategorized

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CWR 26


Obama to Kill Tomahawk, Hellfire Missile Programs

Pacific Cmdr.: U.S. lacks ability to conduct successful amphibious assaults

China to have nuclear missiles on subs soon: US admiral;_ylt=AwrBEiTSxzFT7QYAZ_vQtDMD

A Cambodian Spring Tsunami

Western governments see continuing Russian buildup on Ukraine   border

Today In Cold War History for March 28
1946 – The United States State Department releases the Acheson–Lilienthal Report, outlining a plan for the international control of nuclear power.
1947 – The American Helicopter Society revealed a flying device that could be strapped to a person’s body.
1951 – First Indochina War: In the Battle of Mao Khe, French Union forces, led by World War II hero Jean de Lattre de Tassigny, inflict a defeat on Việt Minh forces commanded by General Võ Nguyên Giáp.
1959 – The State Council of the People’s Republic of China dissolves the Government of Tibet.
1962 – Military coup in Syria, President Nazim al-Kudsi flees
1962 – The U.S. Air Force announced research into the use of lasers to intercept missiles and satellites.
1968 – The U.S. lost its first F-111 aircraft in Vietnam when it vanished while on a combat mission. North Vietnam claimed that they had shot it down.
1979 – A coolant leak at the Three Mile Island’s Unit 2 nuclear reactor outside Harrisburg, Pennsylvania leads to the core overheating and a partial melt down.
1986 – The U.S. Senate passed $100 million aid package for the Nicaraguan contras.
1986 – More than 6,000 radio stations of all format varieties played “We are the World” simultaneously at 10:15 a.m. EST.
1990 – In Britain, a joint Anglo-U.S. “sting” operation ended with the seizure of 40 capacitors, which can be used in the trigger mechanism of a nuclear weapon.
1991 – The U.S. embassy in Moscow was severely damaged by fire.

In military rout, Russia seizes 51 Ukrainian ships in Crimea

Illegal Immigrants Released into Texas to Ease Over-Crowding of Detention Centers


EXPOSED: Main Street Republicans host new attack on conservatives

California State Sen. Leland Yee charged with promising guns, missiles from Muslim group to agent for campaign donations

Russian troops said to be hiding positions, creating supply lines near Ukraine border

Disarmament Under Way in Ukraine as Requirement of European Union
Fracking must start by end of year, says Cameron: PM wants Britain to reduce dependence on Russian gas




Posted: March 24, 2014 in Uncategorized







A Cambodian Spring Tsunami

Today in Cold War History for March 24
1947 – John D Rockefeller Jr donates NYC East River site to the UN
1949 – President Harry S. Truman authorizes $16 million in aid for Palestinian refugees displaced and facing starvation as a result of Israel’s War of Independence in 1948.
1955 – 1st seagoing oil drill rig placed in service
1955 – British Army patrols withdraw from Belfast after 20 years
1959 – Iraq withdraws from the Baghdad Pact
1965 – NASA spacecraft Ranger 9, equipped to convert its signals into a form suitable for showing on domestic television, brings images of the Moon into ordinary homes before crash landing.
1966 – Selective Service announces college deferments based on performance
1972 – The United Kingdom imposes direct rule over Northern Ireland.
1976 – In Argentina, the armed forces overthrow the constitutional government of President Isabel Perón and start a 7-year dictatorial period self-styled the National Reorganization Process.
1982 – US sub Jacksonville collides with a Turkish freighter near Virginia
1986 – US & Libya clash in Gulf of Sidra
1990 – Indian troops leave Sri Lanka
1991 – Banks reopen in liberated Kuwait

US sending more troops, aircraft to hunt Ugandan warlord Kony

Aborted babies incinerated to heat UK hospitals



Posted: March 21, 2014 in Uncategorized

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Army soldiers march during a training on the outskirts of Managua

The Cold War Rages, Don’t be fooled


Moscow ‘Concerned’ for Ethnic Russians in Estonia – Just Like it Was in Crimea

Putin’s Slow and Steady Reconquista of Latin America
Inside the Ring: Pentagon goes hypersonic with long-range rapid attack weapon

Sheila Jackson-Lee (D-TX 18) – KeyWiki Progressive/Marxist Profiles

Today in Cold War History For March 21
1947 – Pres Harry Truman signs Executive Order 9835 requiring all federal employees to have allegiance to the United States
1951 – 2,900,000 US soldiers in Korea
1951 – Julius & Ethel Rosenberg convicted of espionage
1958 – USSR performs atmospheric nuclear test
1962 – A bear becomes the 1st creature to be ejected at supersonic speeds
1965 – Martin Luther King Jr begins march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama
1965 – Ranger program: NASA launches Ranger 9, the last in a series of unmanned lunar space probes.
1968 – Battle of Karameh in Jordan between Israeli Defense Forces and Fatah.
1970 – The first Earth Day proclamation is issued by Mayor of San Francisco Joseph Alioto.
1975 – Ethiopia ends monarchy after 3000 years
1980 – US President Jimmy Carter announces a United States boycott of the 1980 Summer Olympics in Moscow to protest the Soviet war in Afghanistan.
1984 – Soviet sub crashes into USS aircraft carrier Kitty Hawk off Japan
1989 – 1st sea test of Trident 2 missile self-destructs, Cape Canaveral
1990 – Namibia becomes independent after 75 years of South African rule.
Sharyl Attkisson: There Is Coordination Between Reporters And Politicians


Posted: March 19, 2014 in Uncategorized

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Russian forces storm Ukraine naval HQ in Crimea

Tanks and trenches to defend Ukraine from Russia

How Sanctions Against Russia Could Signal the Beginning of ‘World War III’

Moscow signals concern for Russians in Estonia

Former Georgian Premier: If West Had Helped Me, ‘Ukraine Would Never Have Happened’

Senior Russian Diplomat: Moscow May Change Stance In Iranian Nuke Talks

Today in Cold War History for March 19
1954 – 1st rocket-driven sled on rails tested in Alamogordo, NM
1965 – Indonesia nationalizes all foreign oil companies
1965 – The wreck of the SS Georgiana, valued at over $50,000,000 and said to have been the most powerful Confederate cruiser, is discovered by teenage diver and pioneer underwater archaeologist E. Lee Spence, exactly 102 years after its destruction.
1969 – British invade Anguilla
1977 – France performs nuclear test at Muruora Island
1982 – Falklands War: Argentinian forces land on South Georgia Island, precipitating war with the United Kingdom.
1984 – STS 41-C vehicle moves to launch pad
1985 – Senate votes 55-45, to authorize production of the MX missile
1988 – 2 British soldiers lynched in Belfast, North Ireland
1989 – The Egyptian Flag is raised on Taba, Egypt announcing the end of the Israeli occupation after the Yom Kippur War in 1973 and the peace negotiations in 1979.
1989 – Boeing B-22 Osprey VTOL aircraft makes maiden flight

UK Islamists Rally for Shariah Britain

Cold War Radio #22

Posted: March 17, 2014 in Uncategorized

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CWR 22

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State TV says Russia could turn US to ‘radioactive ash’

Venice votes on cutting ties with Italy;_ylt=AwrBEiLJHydTm2MAOE3QtDMD

Pro-Russian Crimeans toast future with Moscow after vote

Russian Troops Mass at Border With Ukraine

Stolen F-35 secrets now showing up in China’s stealth fighter


Today in Cold War History for March 17
1947 – First flight of the B-45 Tornado strategic bomber
1948 – The Benelux, France, and the United Kingdom sign the Treaty of Brussels, a precursor to the North Atlantic Treaty establishing NATO.
1958 – The United States launches the Vanguard 1 satellite.
1959 – Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama, flees Tibet for India.
1960 – U.S. President Dwight D. Eisenhower signs the National Security Council directive on the anti-Cuban covert action program that will ultimately lead to the Bay of Pigs Invasion.
1966 – Off the coast of Spain in the Mediterranean, the DSV Alvin submarine finds a missing American hydrogen bomb.
1968 – As a result of nerve gas testing in Skull Valley, Utah, over 6,000 sheep are found dead.
1970 – My Lai Massacre: The United States Army charges 14 officers with suppressing information related to the incident.
1973 – The first American prisoners of war (POWs) were released from the “Hanoi Hilton” in Hanoi, North Vietnam.

Special Ops Chief: Extremists in Syria Will ‘Eventually Threaten’ U.S. Soil



Cold War Radio #21

Posted: March 12, 2014 in Uncategorized

Soldiers march during a World War Two victory parade in Red Square in Moscow

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Ted Cruz’s Winning Weekend

China deploys 10 satellites to help in search for Malaysia jet–sector.html;_ylt=AoQHVpkQM_k2HGzE6sgNIavQtDMD;_ylu=X3oDMTBsNWFkOTNlBGNvbG8DZ3ExBHBvcwMyBHNlYwNzcg–

Doctors stage protest in Venezuela;_ylt=AwrBEiGIGB5T53QASpzQtDMD

Obama to cut AWACS fleet by 25%

Obama increases American taxpayer-funded aid to the Palestinians, slashes funding for Israel’s defense shield

Today in Cold War History for March 12
1947 – The Truman Doctrine is proclaimed to help stem the spread of Communism.
1950 – Belgium votes (58%) for return of King Leopold III
1951 – Communist troops driven out of Seoul
1957 – German DR accepts 22 Russian divisions
1959 – US House joins Senate approving Hawaii statehood
1966 – US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1968 – Mauritius gains independence from Britain
1968 – US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1975 – Vietcong conquer Ban me Thuot South Vietnam
1976 – South African troops leave Angola
1981 – Soyuz T-4 carries 2 cosmonauts to Salyut 6 space station
1987 – USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh

An Indian Immigrant’s View: Leftist Indoctrination in Europe