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The 54th Anniversary of the Berlin Wall
American Diplomacy, Warts and All
The Wall was initially constructed in the middle of Berlin, and expanded over the following months. It entirely cut off West Berlin from the surrounding East Germany, prohibiting East Germans to pass into West Germany.
The Rise and Fall of the Berlin Wall
Educator, author, and lawyer
Twenty-five years ago this week, the unthinkable happened. On November 9, 1989, East Germany opened the gates, allowing its citizens to travel west. On a recent tour of Berlin, I was struck by how often the "unthinkable" suddenly becomes reality,
Love In Europe's Naughtiest City
Writer, photographer and editor of LeaveYourDailyHell.com
The plan was to spend as many night as possible in the city's famous sex clubs and get the proverbial devil out of my system before traveling onward to Turkey and the Caucasus.
The Armory Show; Contemporary Art in New York
Founder of NOMADS Magazine, Photographer, Author
Since 1913, The Armory Show Art Fair has been the preeminent international exhibition of modern art in the United States.
The Man Who Did Not Start World War III
Veteran Journalist, Author
In 1990, I was the first western journalist ever allowed into the dreaded Lubyanka Prison, the headquarters of KGB, to interview senior KGB officers of the elite First Directorate.
Cold War's End -- The Wall Comes Down
Political writer and blogger at ChrisWeigant.com
The fall of The Wall signified the fall of the Soviet Union, and an end to the Cold War. And while this was of enormous historical import, I fear that future generations won't really pay much attention to it.
The Post-Berlin Aftermath: Many Walls Still Need to Be Brought Down
Professor of International Political Economy at IMD in Lausann...
While the Berlin Wall may have been torn down, there remain many walls that are defiantly standing and indeed new ones that have been erected.
Berlin Wall PHOTOS: A Look Back At The Fall
Liz Cheney: Wrong on National Security, Wrong About Our President
Democracy for the 21st Century
Liz Cheney charges that Obama's arms control negotiations in Moscow make us weaker. This is a clear indication of someone who clearly missed the freight train of history over the past two decades.
East Germany Photo 'Treasure Trove' A Look Back In Time
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Tacheles: Bohemian Berlin's Coolest Landmark To Be Sold Off To The Highest Bidder
Why You Shouldn't Spend Your Stimulus Check
Present Keiser Report on RT
If every American said, "No thank you" to Bush's stimulus check and refused to cash them, the value of the dollars in your pocket right now would go up by a factor greater than the face value of the check.
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