The 2016 coup didn’t help.
Key point: Turkey remains a power that should not be trifled with.
Straddling two continents, Turkey has one of the most powerful armed forces in Europe or Asia. Over four hundred thousand strong, Ankara’s armed forces are divided into the Army, Air Force, and Navy.… read the full article
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Elvira Mistress Of The Dark Hardcover Book:
Celebrate the iconici horror hostess’ 35th Anniversary with this Elvira, Mistress of the Dark Hardcover Book! Actress and writer, Cassandra Peterson is known for her portrayal of one of pop culture’s most beloved icons, Elvira, Mistress of the Dark.… read the full article
Carracks and their successors paved the way for European expansion and exploration.
Key point: Concepts appeared in the 1500s which were not fully realized for centuries.
The 1500s were swashbuckling times, when vast empires fought each other for treasure, land and souls.… read the full article
Your attitudes control your life.
That’s quite a statement … that “your attitudes CONTROL your life.” But it’s true.
Author Tom Blandi adds, “Attitudes are a secret power working 24 hours a day for good or bad.” That being the case, “It is of paramount importance that we know how to harness and control this great force.”
Again, it’s true.… read the full article
A war neither country wanted.
Key point: The weather saved the day.
On the afternoon of May 1, 1982, crewmen on the deck of the Argentine carrier Veinticinco de Mayo (“May 25”) scrambled to load six A-4Q Skyhawk attack planes with four Mark 82 bombs each.… read the full article
“Donna Lee” by Charlie Parker (Miles Davis) as performed by the Nick Brignola quintet on Baritone Madness.
Nick Brignola- Baritone Saxophone
Pepper Adams- Baritone Saxophone
Derek Smith- Piano
Dave Holland- Bass
Roy Haynes- Drums
Nick is the first soloist out of the gate, but Pepper takes the first chorus after the head.… read the full article
(This was first published on November 1, 2019)
China won’t tolerate challenges to the bottom line of the “one country, two systems” formula that governs Hong Kong, separatism or threats to national security there, a senior Chinese official said on Friday after a meeting of the top leadership.… read the full article