Posted: April 9, 2014 in Uncategorized



Show Notes:

Ex-French soldier challenges Paris’s version of Rwandan genocide

Israel’s Worst Enemy: Lies and Myths

US Navy ‘Game-Changer’: Converting Seawater into Fuel–converting-seawater-into-fuel

China fires shot across U.S. bow ahead of Obama’s Asia trip;_ylt=AwrTWVWdekVT1HEAnvPQtDMD

SHAME! Brandeis University submits to Islam, withdraws planned honorary degree for Islam critic, Ayaan Hirsi Ali, after she was smeared by CAIR

Today in Cold War History April 9
1947 – Atomic Energy Commission confirmed
1957 – The Suez Canal in Egypt is cleared and opens to shipping.
1959 – Project Mercury: NASA announces the selection of the United States’ first seven astronauts, whom the news media quickly dub the “Mercury Seven”.
1960 – Dr. Hendrik Verwoerd, Prime Minister of South Africa and architect of apartheid, narrowly survives an assassination attempt by a white farmer called David Pratt in Johannesburg.
1963 – Winston Churchill becomes 1st honorary US citizen
1969 – The “Chicago Eight” plead not guilty to federal charges of conspiracy to incite a riot at the 1968 Democratic National Convention in Chicago.
1969 – The first British-built Concorde 002 makes its maiden flight from Filton to RAF Fairford.
1972 – USSR & Iraq sign friendship treaty
1973 – Netherlands recognizes North Vietnam
1975 – 8 people in South Korea, who are involved in People’s Revolutionary Party Incident, are hanged.
1976 – US & Russia agreed on size of nuclear tests for peaceful use
1977 – Communist party in Spain allowed legally after 40 years
1980 – The Iraqi regime of Saddam Hussein kills philosopher Muhammad Baqir al-Sadr and his sister Bint al-Huda after three days of torture.
1980 – Soyuz 35 carries 2 cosmonauts to Salyut 6
1981 – The U.S. Navy nuclear submarine USS George Washington accidentally collides with the Nissho Maru, a Japanese cargo ship, sinking it.
1988 – US imposes economic sanctions on Panama
1989 – The April 9 tragedy in Tbilisi, Georgian Soviet Socialist Republic, an anti-Soviet peaceful demonstration and hunger strikes, demanding restoration of Georgian independence is dispersed by the Soviet army, resulting in 20 deaths and hundreds of injuries.
1991 – Georgia declares independence from the Soviet Union

Japan, Australia to develop defense equipment

Rubio: Obama Foreign Policy Based on ‘Wishful Thinking’


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