Cal Thomas: WWI, the not so great war
NEWBURY, England — World War I began as most wars do with patriotic fervor and predictions of a quick end. It lasted four years ... were more than 37 million casualties, including dead, wounded and missing. Russia and Germany lost the most (1.7 million ...
The Toxic Effects of Agent Orange Persist 51 Years After the Vietnam War
The US war ... years (1961-1971) of spraying millions of gallons of toxic herbicides over vast areas of South Vietnam. These chemicals exposed almost five million people, mostly civilians, to deadly consequences. The toxic herbicides, most notably Agent ...
50 Years After U.S. Launched Secret War on Laos, Unexploded Bombs Still Killing Civilians
Jerry Redfern, Senior Fellow at the Schuster Institute for Investigative Journalism at Brandeis University and co-author of the book Eternal Harvest: The Legacy of American Bombs in Laos ... years—more than were dropped on Germany and Japan during World ...
2014: Good Year for a Great War?
Precisely a hundred years ago today ... that demanded a new category: "World War.” By 1918, Europe lay devastated, and a millennium in which it had been the creative center of the world was over. As we enter 2014, war between great powers seems almost ...
The War Between the United States and Mexico
What did the Mexican War ... production. The war also destroyed or upset political careers and caused chaos in the national government — there were seven presidents and 10 different ministers of foreign relations during the two years of war.