Latest Cold War Stories

2008-08-20 09:00:59

Why are we kicking sand on the biggest bullies on the beach? Didn't the Cold War end 18 years ago? I thought noncommunist Russia was our friend and China was our trading partner.

2008-08-04 09:00:17

By CHARLES J HANLEY By Charles J. Hanley and Jae-Soon Chang The Associated Press SEOUL, South Korea South Korean investigators, matching once-secret documents to eyewitness accounts, are concluding that the U.S.

2008-07-04 06:00:49

By Mary Pickels, Tribune-Review, Greensburg, Pa. Jul. 4--Forty years passed between Ed Mihalacki's arrival in Vietnam as a young soldier and his return last spring.

2008-06-24 18:02:34

Oval Office 1:53 P.M. EDT PRESIDENT BUSH: Mr. Prime Minister, welcome to the Oval Office. I fondly remember my trip to your country. I remember the wonderful hospitality that you and your government gave to Laura and me.

2008-06-20 15:00:00

By ROBERT BURNS, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON After decades of denials, the Chinese have acknowledged burying an American prisoner of war in China, telling the U.S.

2008-06-20 09:00:00

After decades of denials, the Chinese have acknowledged burying an American prisoner of war in China, telling the United States that a teenage soldier captured in the Korean War died a week after he "became mentally ill," according to documents provided to The Associated Press.

2008-06-17 15:00:24

Vietnam approves int'l sea cooperation scheme HANOI, June 17 (Xinhua) -- The Vietnamese government has recently approved a scheme on international sea cooperation by 2020, under which Vietnam will foster international cooperation on such fields as oil, marine transport, sea tourism and island economy as well as seafood, local newspaper People's Army reported Tuesday.

2008-06-05 17:58:59

Reports of illegal spying activities by leading European corporations have reawakened memories of communist East Germany’s Stasi secret police and even Hitler’s Gestapo.

2008-02-14 14:15:00

A US defense official said Thursday that the Pentagon plans to shoot down a malfunctioning US spy satellite before it re-enters the Earth's atmosphere next month.

Word of the Day
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.