Desperate Traders Managed To Keep Trading During The World War I Stock Market Shutdown
British 55th (West Lancashire) Division troops blinded by ... The Berlin Stock Exchange did not reopen until December 1917. Unlike the United States, stocks on the London Stock Exchange declined in price during World War I. This was due not only to the ...
In Gaza and other war zones, how neutral is the United Nations?
“Today the world stands disgraced.” While Israeli officials have never admitted intentionally targeting the United Nations ... During the Bosnian war, Serb forces chained hapless peacekeepers to buildings to help ward off NATO airstrikes.
India in the world wars: How we fought and why
In the First World War, 1.3 million Indians participated and saw service in Africa, the Middle East, Western Europe and the Dardanelles, and Asia. Though the bulk of the Indian troops came from ... with the rise of the United States during the war and ...
Just How Likely Is Another World War?
“There is no smoking gun in this story; or, rather, there is one ... the “United States of Amnesia,” the similarities should serve as a vivid reminder that many of the reasons currently given for discounting threats of war did not prevent World ...
The United States is late to the Africa party, African leaders say
Grigsby Jr., the top U.S. military officer in Africa, how he thinks U.S. and European-backed African troops are faring in their war on Islamist militants ... from the meeting. The United States will announce nearly $1 billion in business deals for the ...