Henry Kissinger political scientist, diplomat, and geopolitical consultant explains why US Military had to be reorganized. All out war with the Soviet Union would be perilous. Kissinger was against a policy of all out retaliation. Nuclear deterrence stopped in some respects the two superpowers from going to full scale total war. Yet, this did not […]Read more "Henry Kissinger on The Soviet Union, US Military, and Nuclear Deterrence (1958)"
This is a statue of the king of Lagash. Gudea was a Mesopotamian king who ruled from the period of 2150 B.C.E to 2125 B.C.E during a period when local rulers had more power. The fall of the Akkadian Empire created a power void, which allowed city-states to govern themselves in southern Mesopotamia. The statue […]Read more "The Statue of Gudea (2090 B.C.E)"
This Spanish newsreel shows Gamal Abdel Nasser meeting with Francisco Franco. This was reported in 1960 when Nasser was en route to the United Nations. The Spanish dictator was unwilling to give up Spain’s colonial possessions. Nasser on the other hand was dedicated to anti-colonial politics. However, Spain was not able to retain Morocco. He […]Read more "Nasser Visits Franco in Madrid (1960)"