Tag Archive | Russia

Afghanistan, Graveyard of Empires_The Ninth Company

Afghanistan, Graveyard of Empires_The Ninth Company

There is one thing about laid up with an injury for a period of time-it provides opportunity to watch your stacked up movies on your Netflix list. So it was one recent Saturday when I finally got to watch the 2005 release of The Ninth Company a Russian production about a paratroop company that served […]

The First World War in the East

I’ve read little about World War One and the little I’ve read has been around American involvement that began in April, 1917 when America entered the war on the side of France, Britain and the Commonwealth countries. But the fact is the war had been going on since August, 1914 and all sides, Allied powers […]

Seriously, a fish named Obama

I like to read the European online news magazines. My favorite is the UK’s Telegraph. I also like the German’s Der Spiegel English version. One of the things that is interesting to me is to see how they report different things that go on in America especially politics. For example, Der Spiegel comes across as […]