COLD WAR RADIO #48

Posted: May 21, 2014 in Uncategorized

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U.S. utility’s control system was hacked, says Homeland Security

WH ‘picking up the pace’ on executive actions

Egyptian doctor to stand trial for female genital mutilation in landmark case

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Sorrow and horror at Jos’s Terminus market – now a smouldering bomb site

Obama Administration Ready to Work with Terrorist Group Hamas

Today in Cold War History for may 21
1950 Vietnamese troops of Ho Chi-Minh attack Cambodia
1951 Chinese offensive in Korea collapses
1956 “Nuclear testing: Shot Redwing-Cherokee is successfully detonated at Bikini Atoll at the Pacific Proving Grounds in the Marshall Islands. With a yield of 3.8 megatons, it is the first aircraft deliverable hydrogen bomb tested by the United States.”
1964 The initiation of the standing carrier presence at Yankee Station in the South China Sea.
1964 US begin intelligence flights above Laos
1966 – The Ulster Volunteer Force declares war on the Irish Republican Army in Northern Ireland.
1968 “US nuclear-powered sub (Scorpion), with 99 men, reported missing & is later found at the bottom of the ocean off Azores”
1969 – Robert Kennedy’s murderer Sirhan Sirhan sentenced to death: later commuted to life imprisonmnet
1971 – National Guard mobilizes to quell riot in Chattanooga Tenn
1981 – Irish Republican hunger strikers Raymond McCreesh and Patsy O’Hara die on hunger strike in Maze prison.
1982 – Falklands War: A British amphibious assault during Operation Sutton leads to the Battle of San Carlos.
1991 Former Indian prime minister Rajiv Gandhi is assassinated by a female suicide bomber near Madras.
1991 “Mengistu Haile Mariam, president of the People’s Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, flees Ethiopia, effectively bringing the Ethiopian Civil War to an end.”

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