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Saturday |

Can the US accept allies as equals?

Germans are outraged by reports that American spies may have been working inside their security services.


Related Topix: Europe, World News, Germany, Angela Merkel, Entertainment, Television, Opinion

Saturday Jul 19 | Newsday

Outrage over massacre of innocents

Members of the public view floral tributes adorning the entrance to Schiphol Airport on July 18, 2014 in Amsterdam, Netherlands.


Related Topix: Netherlands, World News, Southeast Asia, Malaysia, US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, Entertainment, Television, Vladimir Putin, Opinion

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Daily Mail

Max Hastings: This lying brute who has to be shackled

News of the destruction of Flight MH17 and the appalling murder of 298 people gave Russia's president Vladimir Putin a chance to step back from a precipice.


Related Topix: US Military, Hastings, US Army, Vladimir Putin, Entertainment, Television

Daily Kos

Some words about "Star Wars"

I'm writing this short piece more or less as a commentary on the various news releases now issued in advance of "Star Wars Episode VII ," the forthcoming Star Wars motion picture.


Related Topix: Star Wars, Vocal, Entertainment, Television, Science / Technology, Space, Science Fiction TV


Malaysia plane downed by top Russian export

The downing of a Malaysian Boeing 777 over Ukraine by suspected separatists using a Russian-made "Buk" surface-to-air missile, or SAM, is a grim reminder of a Cold War truism.


Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 777, Entertainment, Television, Israel, World News, Middle East, US Military, US Navy, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), US Air Force

Thu Jul 17, 2014

the List: 10 cool movies to beat the summer heat

Morgan Freeman narrates this gorgeous, award-winning French nature documentary. 2. 'Ice Station Zebra' : Want to chill? Then bring back the Cold War in this vintage thriller.


Related Topix: 9, Horror Movies, Thriller, Dreamcatcher, Drama Movies, Science Fiction Movies, Celebrities, Morgan Freeman, Ice Station Zebra, Action Movies, Entertainment, Television, US Navy, US Military

Wed Jul 16, 2014

ABC News

Jailed dictator Noriega sues over role in Call of Duty

Former Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega has declared war in court over his unsanctioned role as a bad guy in hit military-themed video game Call of Duty.


Related Topix: Activision, Call of Duty , Video Games, 2012, Gliese Games, Entertainment, Television

Tue Jul 15, 2014

The Daily Star

US in South Asia: Declining influence

THE US' influence in South Asia is fast diminishing and this trend is likely to continue deep into the future.


Related Topix: World News, Asia, Afghanistan, Entertainment, Television, George Bush

Syfy's 'Ascension' sets a space opera in the present day

Syfy's forthcoming series "Ascension" has a very intriguing speculative-fiction premise and also a novel twist that's unusual for shows set in space: It takes place in the present day.


Related Topix: Entertainment, Television, Cougar Town, Battlestar Galactica, Science Fiction TV

Mon Jul 14, 2014

News Max

House Foreign Affairs Chairmain: Overhaul Pro-Freedom Broadcasting

House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Ed Royce has called for a complete overhaul of the U.S. government agency that oversees civilian broadcasting abroad, saying the current Broadcasting Board of Governors is effectively "defunct" and "real change" is needed to send American voices of freedom to not-so-free peoples.


Related Topix: California, The National, Entertainment, Television

Sun Jul 13, 2014

Berkshire Eagle

Our Opinion: First, do no harm

Democrats and Republicans alike are, if polls are to be believed, linked in their unhappiness with the foreign policy of President Obama.


Related Topix: US News, Entertainment, Television, Israel, World News, Middle East, Opinion

Sat Jul 12, 2014

The Janesville Gazette

Royce Kingsley DeBow, Jr., Delavan, WI

Royce Kingsley DeBow, Jr., age 49, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, July 10, 2014, at home in Delavan, WI.


Related Topix: Delavan, WI, Entertainment, Television, Milwaukee, WI, Upper Iowa University

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Emmys 2014: 'The Americans' snub for Season 2 is nearly treasonous

There were plenty of snubs when the 2014 Emmy Award nominations were announced on Thursday .


Related Topix: Entertainment, The Americans, Television, Emmy Awards, Felicity, Drama, Celebrities, Keri Russell, Matthew Rhys

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Reason Magazine

Bad Things Happen in an Instant, But Good News Takes Time

Journalists do a bad job telling you about what's really changing in the world because we miss the stories that happen slowly.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Entertainment, Television

Tue Jul 08, 2014

CBC News

Cold War-era telephone lines snag N.W.T. moose, caribou

A set of moose antlers tangled in telephone wires found at Mile 170 on the Canol Trail.


Related Topix: Entertainment, Television, North America, Canada, World News,

Mon Jul 07, 2014


Bungling Toward Oblivion -- A Letter to My Friends in Russia

During the nineties, my profession afforded me the opportunity to visit Russia seven times.


Related Topix: Entertainment, Television, US News, Liberal Political News

Sun Jul 06, 2014

'The Zhivago Affair': The cultural Cold War

For many people, the term "Cold War" holds little relevance today, so it's difficult to imagine how the publication of a single novel in 1957 could create a major international controversy.


Related Topix: Entertainment, Television, Arts, Literature

The Wave

James Poulos: Whither the interventionists?

According to the first, America had won - and all we had to do was sit back and enjoy the "peace dividend."


Related Topix: Entertainment, US Military, US Navy

Tue Jul 01, 2014

Cinema Blend News

Netflix Is Purging Dr. Strangelove, Chinatown And Many More Multi-Genre Classics In July

While some people prefer to rag on Netflix for their fluctuating streaming catalog, I'm rather fond of it on most occasions.


Related Topix: Chinatown, Thriller, Mystery Movies, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Entertainment, Television, John Huston, Celebrities, Humphrey Bogart, Action Movies, Taxi Driver, Musical Movies

Mon Jun 30, 2014


We are all Russians now

His journey when Kruschev reached out to him in the aftermath of the crisis, seeking to find common ground through a personal relationship.


Related Topix: Entertainment, Television, Life, Hobbies, Conspiracy Theory, US News, Liberal Political News