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2011-03-02 00:00:27

There are two Vietnams today. One that is real and the other that exists only in the mind’s eye of the soldiers who fought there more than thirty-five years ago.

2011-02-01 11:25:00

LONDON, February 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Mikhail Gorbachev, the man who ended the Cold War and united East and West, the former President of the USSR and Nobel Peace Prize winner, will mark his 80th birthday by honouring people who have 'changed the world', his family announced today. The first recipients of the Gorbachev Award will be outstanding people of today, whose contribution to the development of the world community should be valued on its merits.

2011-01-26 12:45:00

IRVING, Texas, Jan. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- National Motor Club (NMC) is excited to announce the launch of its next generation website, nmca.com and a new service mark.

2010-07-20 08:00:00

SUNNYVALE, Calif., July 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Today marks the 50th anniversary of the U.S. Navy Strategic Systems Programs' first underwater launch of a Fleet Ballistic Missile, which was designed and built by Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT).

2010-05-26 11:16:00

Bipartisan Policy Center's National Security Initiative to Hold Key Debate on the Viability of an Iranian Containment Strategy WASHINGTON, May 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the discussion intensifies over a fourth round of Russia and China-supported U.N.

2010-04-16 06:40:00

SAN FRANCISCO, April 16 /PRNewswire/ -- This fictional autobiography of Ronald Reagan presents a President at war with his daughter, Vice President, White House Staff and Cabinet as he and Nancy do the best acting of their lives to leave the White House, alive. Ronald Reagan & The Evil Empire: A Fictional Autobiography of Ronald Reagan (abridged edition) (Trafford Publishing) is the abridged edition of American Civilian Counter-terrorist Manual: A Fictional Autobiography of Ronald Reagan...

2010-01-07 18:52:48

A recent study about movement of bird species during the Cold War outlines one of the perils facing an expanding global economy – along with international trade comes the potential for a significant increase in invasive species that can disrupt ecosystems.

2009-11-09 05:00:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Germans celebrate in Berlin the 20th anniversary of the Fall of the Berlin Wall. November 9, 1989, marked the beginning of a new era in history.

2009-11-02 11:00:00

TWO DECADES AFTER BERLIN: EXPERTS SAY A "NEW WALL" DIVIDES FORMERLY COMMUNIST STATES FROM EACH OTHER - AND WESTERN-LIKE PROGRESS New Geography of NATO/EU Membership Replaces Iron Curtain In Terms of Defining Key Differences; Former Ambassador to Romania, Network Correspondent Are Authors of New Book: "Dracula is Dead: How Romanians Survived Communism, Ended it, and Emerged Since 1989 as the New Italy" WASHINGTON, Nov.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.