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The Strategic Defense Initiative: Reagan’s Star Wars

The Strategic Defense Initiative (SDI), colloquially called “American Star Wars,” was a significant program that captured public attention in the 1980s. Proposed by President Ronald Reagan in 1983, SDI aimed to develop a missile defense system capable of protecting the United States from nuclear attacks. This article provides a neutral and informative overview of SDI, […]

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The CIA and the Crack Epidemic – Really?

Introduction: Unveiling a Troubling Allegation For decades, the American government has faced accusations of intentionally saturating the streets with hard drugs, particularly in African-American communities, as a covert means of destabilizing them and thwarting their social and political progress. These allegations gained significant traction during the emergence of the crack epidemic in the 1980s. As […]

Trabant in East Berlin 1981
Life Behind the Iron Curtain

Introduction Life in East Berlin before the fall of the Iron Curtain (The Berlin Wall) was a tale of two contrasting worlds. As Germany became a battleground for the Cold War, the country was divided into two separate entities with vastly different economic and political systems. East Berlin, the capital city, was trapped within the […]