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The Music of the 20th Century

Today 70 years ago, the first atomic bomb had been dropped on the Japanese city of Hiroshima killing 70 or 80k humans at once. Three days later, Nagasaki was annihilated by another atomic bomb. Both bombs were commissioned by the … Continue reading

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Over Again?

When basiji “students” stormed the British Embassy in Tehran yesterday one first recalls events in November 1979 when students took 55 American diplomates and Embassy employees hostage for an incredible 444 days. Those days cemented the decade-long hostilities between the … Continue reading

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