Background on the Palestine Partition Plan from a December 6, 1947 broadcast by Cesar Searchinger, outlining the basis for the Partition and some history regarding the region.
I began assembling video clips of the Arab Spring with the intent of showing the Libyan conflict in the context of a larger regional event. Then I came across a CBS story about Chris Jeon, a UCLA student who lived with a brigade of Libyan rebels
News of the day for December 3, 1947 - riots in Palestine and growing violence throughout the region. Britain and the partition of Palestine. Demonstrations and riots in Italy. Strikes in France. Russia going through economic hard times. Cold War. Inflation news at home.
What Washington Was Up To The Week Of September 6, 1975 - The first of two assassination attempts on President Ford. The Arab-Israeli Peace accord, Fuel price deregulation.
(The end of a 6 day standoff but the start of something a whole lot bigger) [media id=12742] May 5th 1980 marked the end of a six day standoff bet
(Jerusalem 1948 - Same as it ever was - Same as it ever was) With the recent news of the attempted kick starting of talks between Israelis and the
I'm really heartened by the speech Obama just gave in Cairo. (It's encouraging that Obama consulted with American religious leaders as the speech wa
Attytood: Cheney gives Philly economy a shot in the face Newshoggers: Nice, if true, but it doesn't make a damn bit of difference either way. Averag
Associated Press: Omar Osama bin Laden bears a striking resemblance to his notorious father — except for the dreadlocks that dangle halfway down
Crooks and Liars celebrates the return to the blogosphere of Baghdad Burning. Much love and good wishes to Riverbend and family. As we crossed the
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