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I sincerely hope that it’s uncontroversial to say that the struggle at the centre of the Cold War was… political. [sirens go off] As somebody who lives in the relative safety of the West, it is often taken for granted that political arguments can be rather benign with some even seeing the political game as

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When China ended its civil war in 1949 and became the Communist People’s Republic of China, it sent shockwaves around the world. It was one of many events that year which contributed to the second Red Scare in America. The Chinese Civil War was a conflict brewing since the fall of the Chinese monarchy in

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The world of 1914. A time of modern technology, culture, and fashion. Truly the height of civilization. Let’s have a war. Everyone knew a big war was coming. France wanted some stuff back that Germany had taken from it, Germany wanted to take more of EVERYONE’S stuff, and they’re building a big sexy navy that

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A BOSNIAN WAR CRIMES TRIAL TOOK AN EVEN DARKER TURN THAT YOU WOULD EXPECT. EXCELLENT SUBJECT MATTER THIS WEEK AND IN THIS VIDEO YOU ARE ABOUT TO SEE, YOU’RE GOING TO SEE SLOBODAN PRALJAK, A 72-YEAR-OLD WHO HAD BEEN PREVIOUSLY GIVEN A LENGTHY TERM, WANTED TO APPEAL THAT AND CAME BACK INTO COURT TO FIND

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Since the fall of the Berlin Wall 25 years ago, Germany has established itself as Europe’s largest economy. But their economy is also starting to show some signs of decline, and there are fears that this could lead to a recession. So what impact is this dip having on Germany? And how powerful is the

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