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After a year in which he tested a hydrogen bomb and an ICBM, threatened to destroy the United States, and called President Trump "a dotard," Kim Jong Un, at the gracious invitation of the president of South Korea, will be sending a skating team to the "peace Olympics." An impressive year for Little Rocket ...
Proposed tax break for Cold War veterans in Kingston focus of Jan. ... To be eligible for the proposed exemption, an honorably discharged Cold War veteran, spouse of a Cold War veteran, or the unremarried surviving spouse of a deceased Cold War veteran must own a home that is their primary residence, ...

Our support of unions and workers' rights fell flat after we won the Cold War, because the best card that communism had against capitalism was that ... Likewise, America had a compelling reason not to seem racist during the Cold War -- if we were seen as racist, it would tip popular global sentiment ...
After researching the Cold War period, what were the first practical steps you took in the creation of your costumes for The Shape of Water?? What I did is I started collecting fabrics that I wanted to possibly have as part of the movie, and we started to build this huge fabric library. I had gone to New York on a ...
Across the Cold War divide, on Western shores, Soviet cartographers still had a grasp of some of the minutiae that made up its sworn rival's infrastructure. A 1980 map of San Francisco points out that the Oakland Bay Bridge is constructed of metal and rises between 171 and 213 feet above the water. One of perhaps a ...
Bitter cold, few comforts, civilians that give their position away and no end in sight for the Ukrainian soldiers pitched against separatists backed by Russia. Florian Neuhof reports for The National from the front line in the Donbass, east Ukraine ...

Is this the opening salvo in dragging Africa into a new Cold War, in which tinpot dictators play Russia and the United States off against each other on the African side of the strategic Red Sea corridor? Bashir's regime has a three-decade history of brutal oppression of ethnic and religious minorities, including ...
The post-Cold War realignment has now lasted almost as long as the confrontation itself. The Berlin Wall has now been down for longer than it was up. The period is politically definitive for those who grew up in it, and strangely remote to those who came after. The generation that occupies most positions of ...
Odvar Nordli, who stepped down as prime minister of Norway after a five-year term amid opposition over his Cold War agreement to stockpile United States weapons in his country, died on Tuesday in Oslo. He was 90. His death was announced by the Norwegian government. The cause was prostate ...
Now, almost 70 years later, Cold War and Russians are here at the Wende Museum - and this is good news, as we are all better and smarter as a result of being engaged by its very untraditional examination of post-WWII history and culture. The German word "wende," meaning "transformation," or "change ...
Francis Carl Gregg, of West Berlin, died on Jan. 3, 2018, at the age of 79. Francis had worked for over 10 years for Computer sciences in Moorestown. He was a veteran of the US Army serving during the Cold War from 1960- 1966. Francis will be remember for his love of spending time with his family, ...
Despite continued nuclear threats, all four US postwar presidents have failed to reset relations with Russia. Why? THE "New Cold War" between the US and Russia began a decade ago. The elevated tensions in the Korean Peninsula are only a part of the collateral damage around the world. But what led to ...
Inside nuclear Cold War shelter hidden in York housing estate which could save you if Kim Jong-un attacks Britain. The underground ... THESE incredible pictures show the inside of a nuclear bunker hidden in a Yorkshire housing estate once "preparing for Armageddon" during the Cold War. But now the ...
Former Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev has urged the Russian and U.S. leaders to resolve a dispute over a nuclear arms control treaty he signed with Washington 30 years ago, warning that a breakdown of the landmark pact could lead the entire international disarmament framework to "collapse.".
Horace Ashenfelter, an American runner who set a world record in the steeplechase at the 1952 Olympic games in Helsinki, Finland, beating an overwhelmingly favored Soviet champion in what was billed as a test of Cold War supremacy, died on Saturday morning in a nursing home in West Orange, N.J. ...
An illustration of a submarine in close quarters with an undersea communications cable. Photo: Policy Exchange. It's a little-known twist in the cyber-warfare between nations that carries potentially devastating consequences. At a time when more than 95% of everything that moves on the global Internet ...
As a navy officer working in cryptology in the 1950s, '60s and '70s, Jack O. Walker was part of the U.S. forces that helped end the Cold War. "His team was responsible for decoding any enemy messages that were intercepted and providing intelligence to the other branches" of the military, said his daughter, ...

16 on a proposed new law that would revive a property tax exemption for Cold War veterans. The exemption expired at the end of 2017 because of a sunset provision mandated by the state, said Lancaster Supervisor Johanna Coleman. "We're considering a law that would amend the Lancaster code and ...
Donald Trump is a historically unpopular president. And the just-passed tax Cuts and jobs Act may well be his peak legislative accomplishment. It's hard to see Congress passing Medicare reform or a big infrastructure spending bill before the November midterm elections, which might well bolster ...
According to Foreign Office tradition, the presence of the American pelicans resulted from a Cold War rivalry between the American and Soviet Embassies. One day, a newly accredited US Ambassador called on the Foreign Secretary, whose office overlooks the lake. He noticed the pelicans and was ...
On the streets of Moscow, young Russians are participating in a highly symbolic race: they're scooping up Ladas, an old-school emblem of the Cold War era, and racing them against fancier sports cars. NewsHour Weekend Special Correspondent Nick Schifrin talks to them about the nostalgia and ...
The law, effective immediately, provides the maximum exemption allowable under state Real Property tax Law and will apply to a taxable status on or after Jan. 1. Previously, the exemption had to be renewed at the local level every two years. The Cold War veterans exemption was first enacted by Ulster ...
In 1991, the Soviet Union collapsed, and America won the Cold War. We did not understand at the time how much winning the war would change us. In hindsight, much of what we assumed to be natural and normal to "America" was in fact a response to the Soviet threat. The American government's support ...
MITWITZ, Germany -- A handful of crumbling Cold War-era watchtowers peek out of forests and meadows at what was once the border separating East and West Germany. For nearly 40 years, this 870-mile-long and up to 650-foot-wide strip of land was closely guarded by Communist soldiers with ...
... FEARS: Russia submarine activity at HIGHEST LEVEL since Cold War, NATO reveals. RUSSIAN submarine activity in the Mediterranean and Atlantic Ocean is at its highest levels since the Cold War, Nato has warned. By Tom Parfitt Tom Parfitt. PUBLISHED: 11:58, Fri, Dec 29, 2017 | UPDATED: 12:15, Fri, Dec 29, 2017 ...
Russia's undersea activity has reached levels not seen since the height of the Cold War, a NATO official said Saturday. Rear Adm. Andrew Lennon, NATO's commander of submarine forces, told reporters that Russia's submarine activity has ticked up considerably in the past few years, with more Russian ...
Not quite nine months later, the New Cold War that Merkel warned Trump about appears to be hotter than ever. Year-end magazine cover stories feature Putin's scowling face and lengthy expositions trying to figure out what the tough guy in the Kremlin wants--not to mention his puzzling relationship with ...
North Korea called itself a nuclear power on Monday, but the question now is whether U.S. President Donald Trump recognizes the rogue regime as one, a strategist told CNBC Tuesday. That's an important development to watch as actions taken by Trump against North Korea will likely result in a Cold War ...
Prince Philip privately supported nuclear disarmament during the Cold War despite his key role in the military. Newly declassified documents have revealed the Duke of Edinburgh, who retired from public life earlier this year, believed the Cold War arms race was "ridiculous". Like other members of the royal ...
Prince Philip believed the Cold War nuclear arms race was "ridiculous" and supported disarmament, it has been reported. Previously unpublished letters have emerged in which the Duke of Edinburgh said he was "in favour of multilateral disarmament". The Times reported that, writing to Labour peer Lord ...
The response from the Russian people could have something to do with the country's continuously frosty relationship with its main Cold War adversary, the United States. The hacking of U.S. election systems during the 2016 elections and of main players in the 2016 campaign is widely accepted by ...
Russia has MORE sleeper agents in UK now than during the Cold War, expert warns MPs. THERE are more Russian sleeper agents in the UK and the US today than during the Cold War, an expert on Russia has claimed. By Sam Sholli. PUBLISHED: 02:16, Sun, Dec 10, 2017 | UPDATED: 04:09, Sun, Dec 10, 2017 ...
The picture was published by the popular military aviation blog The Aviationist on December 4 as an illustration of how the definition of recklessness has changed since the Cold War. Maneuvers like barrel rolls or aggressive turns during interception missions are now usually branded by the Pentagon as ...
Russia's programme for placing sleeper agents in foreign countries -- Spies who live ordinary, mundane lives -- is probably bigger now than it was in the Cold War, the House of Commons Defence Committee has been told. The so-called "illegals" are trained and controlled by two separate and sometimes ...
In doing so, she demonstrated to both superpowers how close their people really were, and helped to thaw Cold War relations. In the middle of the Bering strait, the 2.7 miles between the Diomede Islands - Soviet Big Diomede and Alaska's Little Diomede - was coined the "ice curtain." To this day, it's the ...
The Trump administration is levying new sanctions on Russia it hopes will force it to comply with a Cold War-era nuclear arms treaty it has violated by deploying a banned cruise missile, according to a senior administration official. The commerce Department will punish Russian companies that have ...
BERLIN -- Jackson Pollock -- the art world's Marlboro man, an icon of freedom in postwar America -- may owe part of his legacy precisely to that image, and its potency for America's Cold-War cultural battle. A new exhibition in Berlin's House of world cultures (HKW), Parapolitics: Cultural Freedom and ...
The Greene County Quilters group presented army veteran Eldridge King Saturday with a Quilt of Honor, Respect and Valor. King is seated. Helping with the presentation were, from left, daughter Cheryl Richards, quilter Shelley Eastman and presenter Peg Lassen. Sun Photo By Ken Little. King QOV ...
What gets lost, however, in all these separate debates over distinct foreign-policy issues is how much of a role deterrence actually plays in U.S. national security strategy writ large, how that role is changing over time, and what factors are driving that shift. A popular contemporary conception views strategy ...
The increasingly militarized conflict between Western military alliance NATO and Russia has compelled Finland to boost its own defenses and acquire new weapons, according to the commander of the country's armed forces. Finnish Defense Chief General Jarmo Lindberg said Wednesday that the ...
Purposeful lies of the Intelligence Community during the first Cold War were legendary, many hailed as brilliant tactics when later revealed. The CIA, for example, had phony articles and editorials planted in foreign newspapers (real Fake News), made sex films of target subjects caught in flagrante delicto ...
MGM has partnered with interactive video company Eko to revive its 1983 cult classic WarGames, reimagined with contemporary hackers. A new trailer for the interactive series, out in 2018, has just dropped, and it looks to be taking some liberties with its campy source material.
In them Phillips found traces of a proto-Cold War that began decades before the real one, the foundations of Western-Russian relations for the coming century, and a treasure trove of very human details, all laid out in his new book, The secret Twenties: British intelligence, the Russians and the Jazz Age.
Photographer Phillip Buehler was in the first grade when the Cuban missile crisis unfolded. He still remembers the duck-and-cover drills at his school in the Bronx. "I grew up afraid of the Cold War," he said in a phone interview. "But as a boy, I used to build models of B-52s, and I wanted to be an astronaut ...
The relationship between Russia and the U.S. has been looking more and more like the Cold War lately, one of Moscow's top diplomats said. He added Washington was to blame. "We have possibly entered a period that is in many aspects comparable to the Cold War," Russia Deputy Minister of Foreign ...
the Pentagon is preparing to spend millions of dollars to fix up a Cold War-era air base in Iceland as Washington rushes to keep an eye on a new generation of stealthy Russian submarines slipping into the north Atlantic. Tucked away in the 2018 defense budget sitting on President Donald Trump's desk is ...
But at the height of the Cold War, when that embassy flew the hammer and sickle, Telopea Park was rumoured to be rife with espionage and intrigue. A quick search online will tell you that it's a "well-known" dead drop zone -- a previously agreed upon hiding place to swap secret documents without ...
del Toro noted that the film's setting in 1962 Baltimore evokes memories of the Cold War and the space race. "It's [also] the last fairytale time in America, a time in which America dreams itself into what we conceive as the modern America." "The country becomes obsessed with the idea of the future," he said.
Derelict Cold War outpost of Kaliningrad in Russia where England will face Belgium in the World Cup is a smugglers haven with a vocal homophobic mayor. Thousands of English and Belgian fans will ... So what will England's World Cup be like in a Cold War crucible? Arriving in a bleak city of decaying ...
Despite the talk about reform in Moscow, the Cold War was not yet over. Leaving Portsmouth, the ferry passed close to a Russian "trawler", moored just outside the 3-mile limit. Its upper works supported a huge array of aerials and satellite receivers, monitoring the naval base at Portsmouth. It was evening ...


 

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