• Kutuzov (1943) movie
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    Kutuzov (1943) movie

    Kutuzov Produced by MOSFILM, 1943. Art Director I. Pyryev Written by Vladimir Solovyov Directed by Vladimir Petrov Assistant Director – M. Yegorov Cinematography – Mikhail Gindin Production design – V. Yegorov Composer – Yuri Shaporin Sound – A. Korobov Assistant Operator – A. Prieszhev Trick Photography: Camera – B. Aretzky, Backgrounds – F. Krasny, M. Semionov Consultants: Professor Ye. Tarle, Major-General N. Talensky Associate producer – Ya. Antselovich Cast: Kutuzov – Aleksei Dikij Commander First Russian Army General Barclay de Tolly – Nikolai Okhlopkov Commander Second Russian Army General Bagration – Sergo Zakhariadze Chief of the Russian Headquarters General Bennigsen – Vladimir Gotovtsev Napoleon – Semion Mezhinsky Chief of the…

  • Is Syrian Intervention A Trap?
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    Is Syrian Intervention A Trap?

    that President Obama looks like he set their head down to Syria and drop a couple bombs it looks like they say they’re going to about three days a bombings thats currently plan a present Obama says is not set in stone we’ll see how it goes but now we begin to see the warning signs love how Republicans might react if things go poorly in this operation I don’t get a wrong republicans have a demonic attack Syria throughout John McCain Lindsey Graham have been the biggest cheerleaders for Tiger Syria and overall the Republican Party says yes attacked them Obama but you think that’s not going to stop…

  • Democrats Draft Legislation To Limit Trump’s Nuclear Weapon Access – The Ring Of Fire
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    Democrats Draft Legislation To Limit Trump’s Nuclear Weapon Access – The Ring Of Fire

    On January 24th, Senator Ed Markey and Representative Ted Lieu put forth a combined effort legislation called the Restricting First Use of Nuclear Weapons Act of 2016. Lieu introduced it in the House. Markey introduced it in the Senate. What this legislation would do is limit Donald Trump’s ability to fire nuclear weapons, expressly forbidding the President from launching a nuclear strike unless Congress had declared an act of war. This means that if this legislation were to pass and get signed by the President, which it almost certainly will not, it would limit Donald Trump. He couldn’t just fly off the handle one day, as he’s prone to do,…

  • Universal Newsreel (1945/12/06): Nazis Face War Crime Evidence
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    Universal Newsreel (1945/12/06): Nazis Face War Crime Evidence

    The greatest war crimes trial in modern history proceeds at Nuremberg, with Hermann Goering, Rudolf Hess, and ex-Foreign Minister von Ribbentrop playing star roles. Fritz von Papen and Seyss-Inquart also await the day of judgement. Worldwide news service and a corps of court reporters record thousands of words of testimony and accusation while transoceanic telephones and cables are flooded with dispatches detailing the progress of this dramatic aftermath of global war. The wheels of justice grinding slowly on seemed to bore big stuff. The entire Hitler dynasty is charted so that the blame can be squarely placed on the guilty man whose evil plotting brought on years of world chaos…

  • USA Learns Civics (Video Compilation)
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    USA Learns Civics (Video Compilation)

    Since the early 1900s and into recent history there have been wars, difficult times and great leaders who have led the United States. Starting in 1914, many countries in Europe and other places were fighting in World War I. In 1917, German submarines attacked American ships. Woodrow Wilson, the U.S. president decided the United States had to join the fight in World War I. In 1917, 2 million American soldiers went to France to help end World War I. President Woodrow Wilson was the leader of the United States during World War I. Difficult economic times started in 1929, when the Great Depression began. This was a time of a…

  • UN Approves Intervention in Mali
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    UN Approves Intervention in Mali

    PAUL JAY: Welcome to The Real News Network. I’m Paul Jay in Baltimore. On Thursday afternoon, the United Nations Security Council voted unanimously for an African-led force that would directly intervene in Mali. Now joining us to discuss this decision is Nii Akuetteh. He’s an independent analyst of African international affairs. He writes in Pambazuka News. He was former director, executive director of Africa Action. He was a professor of African studies at Georgetown University. Thanks for joining us, Nii. NII AKUETTEH: It’s a pleasure to be back. Thanks for having me. JAY: So this resolution was unanimously adopted by the Security Council, but it would seem to me in…

  • Tyranny comes home: How the ‘boomerang effect’ impacts civilian life in the U.S. | Abigail Blanco
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    Tyranny comes home: How the ‘boomerang effect’ impacts civilian life in the U.S. | Abigail Blanco

    So what a lot of people don’t think about with respect to foreign intervention is the idea that the tools and processes that are developed as a part of foreign intervention can come to be used domestically. So people might not associate, for example, things like the use of drones domestically within the United States or unmanned aerial vehicles, torture in U.S. prisons or things like the militarization of domestic police as consequences of foreign intervention. But these are the exact types of tools developed as a part of intervention abroad that then wind up being used back home. My coauthor, Chris Coyne, and I term this phenomenon the boomerang…

  • Lincoln’s law: How did the Civil War change the Constitution? | James Stoner | Big Think
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    Lincoln’s law: How did the Civil War change the Constitution? | James Stoner | Big Think

    The United States Constitution is certainly dedicated to the rule of law. John Adams famously said, quoting Harrington who himself is quoting Aristotle or alluding to Aristotle, that the United States aims to establish the rule of law not the rule of men. And the Constitution lays out a number of rules about how governments should act. Some of that is involved in creating new institutions and defining those institutions in a way summoning them into being and some of it is about putting restrictions on institutions that are already there or practices that are unavoidable. So, when does the rule of law and the rule of men or something…