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When the Southern states tried to leave the Union, the ensuing war ended this ambition for the time, but it still simmers below the surface. We need to find a way to vent this pressure or it could ...
by T C Gibian
Comment Count 78 comments on Mon Feb 02, 2015 at 07:45 AM PST with 16 Recommends
Six Californias is a proposed initiative to split the U.S. state of California into six states. It is proposed as a California ballot measure for the 2014 or 2016 state elections. Tim Draper ...
by annieli
Comment Count 16 comments on Tue Jul 15, 2014 at 02:46 PM PDT with 18 Recommends
Since this is a subject which requires quite a a lot of background information, and as a result the text is very long, I published it in three parts. The first two parts are background information.
by InAntalya
Comment Count 49 comments on Thu Jul 03, 2014 at 07:02 AM PDT with 53 Recommends
Since this is a subject which requires quite a a lot of background information, and as a result the text is very long, I will publish it in three parts. The first two parts are background ...
by InAntalya
Comment Count 11 comments on Thu Jun 26, 2014 at 09:25 AM PDT with 22 Recommends
Since this is a subject which requires quite a a lot of background information and, as a result the text is very long, I will publish it in three parts. The first two parts, today and probably ...
by InAntalya
Comment Count 17 comments on Wed Jun 25, 2014 at 12:00 PM PDT with 40 Recommends
Pakistan became a free, sovereign, independent state on August 14, 1947. India became a free, sovereign, and independent state on August 15, 1947. Just one day divided the two joyous declarations.
by poco
Comment Count 75 comments on Sat May 03, 2014 at 05:00 PM PDT with 43 Recommends
I'm a big fan of the "alternative history" sub-genre of science fiction which explores the past and subsequent future in a a 'what if...?' motif. Harry Turtledove is without question the one great ...
by Kangaroo
Comment Count 8 comments on Mon Mar 17, 2014 at 08:33 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
It is unfortunate that al-Assad did not respond to the initial demonstrations creatively, or reward people's expectations that he would democratize the country. The situation has spiraled out of ...
by niccolo caldararo
Comment Count 4 comments on Fri Aug 10, 2012 at 11:41 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
by Frank Schnittger
Comment Count 11 comments on Fri Mar 20, 2009 at 11:15 AM PDT with 10 Recommends
Bombing Vindicated is the title of a 1944 book by J.M. Spaight, an official in the U.K. Air Ministry during World War II. An anti-Semitic Web site actually ...
by aemathisphd
Comment Count 121 comments on Thu Feb 26, 2009 at 09:31 AM PST with 0 Recommends
People got really upset with yesterday's diary on the position expressed that falls between peace and annexation of the Palestinian Territories, i.e., partition. (They also seemed quite upset, for a ...
by aemathisphd
Comment Count 187 comments on Wed Feb 25, 2009 at 09:30 AM PST with 3 Recommends
Anyone who follows the Israeli-Palestinian conflict knows U.N. Resolution 242, passed in 1967, which calls on Israel to trade land for peace and calls on Israel's Arab neighbors to recognize Israel. ...
by aemathisphd
Comment Count 14 comments on Fri Feb 06, 2009 at 02:06 PM PST with 2 Recommends
Iraq. Learn from India's History. The British delayed Indian Independence for almost 45 years by playing up religious fundamentalist sentiments. . In 1947 India was partitioned with the largest ...
by 75FromIndia
Comment Count 9 comments on Sun Oct 05, 2008 at 09:38 PM PDT with 4 Recommends
((youtube XUbhPtwdDNU)) Biden is a recipe for perpetual war. ((youtube 6_b2P0rnOsc)) Biden wants this to happen in Iraq and he's setting up the conditions for it. ((youtube 3Dn_htM_P6s)
by Salo
Comment Count 34 comments on Sun Oct 14, 2007 at 10:37 AM PDT with 0 Recommends
Kurds Are More Pro-American than Americans! Glenn Reynolds' sock-puppet Michael Totten won himself a big slot over at the White House ...
by kidneystones
Comment Count 58 comments on Tue Oct 09, 2007 at 10:14 AM PDT with 26 Recommends
Spiegel Online has a powerful and terrifying interview with legendary investigative ...
by Laurence Lewis
Comment Count 343 comments on Sat Sep 29, 2007 at 11:33 AM PDT with 342 Recommends
Progressive senator Barbara Boxer is co-sponsoring a bill to partition Iraq along with corporate tool Joe Biden and neanderthal Republican senator Cleatus Brownback, in spite of poll after poll ...
by Professor Smartass
Comment Count 31 comments on Mon Sep 24, 2007 at 04:46 PM PDT with 2 Recommends
Firstly, I am not posting this to criticize the diary currently on the Rec list " Something Weird is Happening in Kurdistan " by bink. ...
by drational
Comment Count 27 comments on Sat Sep 22, 2007 at 09:33 AM PDT with 22 Recommends
The weirdest thing about the Iraq War is how it always turns out that, underneath the surface, we are at war with ourselves, or one of our closest allies. For example, we could, if we wanted, refer ...
by bink
Comment Count 228 comments on Sat Sep 22, 2007 at 07:56 AM PDT with 256 Recommends
Our intervention in Iraq has created a chaotic mess, resulted in the deaths of hundreds of thousands of Iraqis and thousands of American servicemen and women, fomented sectarian tensions to the ...
by drational
Comment Count 83 comments on Fri Sep 14, 2007 at 07:10 AM PDT with 24 Recommends