The Culpeper Switch Was a Bunker Built To Store Vast Amounts of Money, in Case of a Nuclear Apocalypse
Imagine a bunker, think 135,000 square feet, constructed for the sole purpose of keeping the banks running in case of a nuclear apocalypse. Named the Culpeper Switch, this sprawling underground facility was constructed in the town of Culpeper, Virginia in 1969.
Over 50% of Americans expect another civil war in the coming years
Disclaimer:The author does not claim to be an expert in the field, but the article is based on credible sources. For whatever reason, violence has always been a part of American culture, but it has surged at an alarming rate in the last decade. Politically motivated violent organizations have also been on the rise since violent fights between political groups have been widely covered. According to a recent study, one in every five Americans feels that violence driven by political motives is justified, at least sometimes.
A Massive Underground Bunker Buried in the Holyoke Range Was Built For a Dark Purpose
The Post-Attack Command and Control System Facility otherwise known as the Notch Bunker was built into the side of Bare Mountain in the Holyoke range in order to protect top military officials in case of a nuclear attack.
The Cold War
When we look back over the span of centuries that represents American history, it is easy to call out major military engagements which represent the major wars of this country. From World War II to the Civil War to Korea to World War I, America has been involved in many military engagements and emerged victorious in all but a few of them. But one of the strangest, longest-lasting wars that America has entered into was the one that was called “The Cold War”.
A peace movement is spreading around the globe.
Globe with People(atlascompany) Being committed to honesty and truth. Building trust with others. Civility, justice, kindness, and tolerance. According to ‘Live and Let Live’, these are the bedrock principles of their world-wide peace movement and is “the world’s most important endeavor”.
Why did a Crucifix-Wielding Russian Priest Swing a Cross at a Ukrainian Clergyman During a Solemn Eulogy?
In the latest news on Russia and Ukraine, a video has surfaced of Russian Priest Mykhailo Vasylyuk swinging a cross at Anatoliy Dudko, a Ukrainian clergyman, during the eulogy for a fallen soldier, as seen below. [iii]
Morris County’s Veterans of Forgotten Wars
As Morris County works to identify local veterans of “Forgotten Wars,” the public has been invited to name those who served in the endless Korean conflict. The signing of the Korean Armistice Agreement 69 years ago today, 10 a.m. on July 27, 1953, officially ended the brutally destructive, large-scale military actions that defined the Korean War, which left more than 5 million dead after three years.
War in Ukraine sends refugees and economic disruptions to Pinal County
High Commissioner Filippo Grandi visits the destroyed home of Liudmyla, 65, in Makariv in the Bucha district of Kyiv Oblast(Andrew McConnell/UNHCR) (Pinal County, AZ) No place is immune to the fallout from the Russian invasion of Ukraine, including Pinal County.
Despite Deal to Allow Grain Export, Russia Missiles Strike Port City of Odesa
With potential famine looming over a number of countries as a result of the war in Ukraine inhibiting grain exports from ports in the Black Sea, the agreement reached yesterday between Russia and Ukraine that was brokered by the UN and Turkey was quickly hailed as a triumph of diplomacy to help prevent disaster elsewhere in the world.
Francis Fukuyama: Putin’s war on the liberal order — What it means for the world?
For many people, the concept of ‘the liberal order’ conjures up images of freedom, democracy, and rights. But in recent years, this order has been under attack from none other than Russian President Vladimir Putin. Putin’s war on the liberal order has had several consequences for the world as a whole, and it’s important to understand what he’s aiming to achieve. In this article, we’ll go over Putin’s aims in attacking the liberal order, and discuss the effects of his war so far. We’ll also provide some tips on how the world can defend itself against Putin’s war on the liberal order. So be sure to read on to learn all you need to know about Putin’s war on the liberal order!
Shared History, Military Importance, and Resources Explains Why Putin’s Russia Invaded Ukraine
Territory of Ukraine in color of their flagElionas from Pixabay. On the surface there are many similarities between Russia and Ukraine that can justify why the former has in the past tried to keep the latter in its political orbit. Both share Russian as a language, media popular in Russia has also been popular in Ukraine, there many families who live and work across both countries, and Russia itself had invested billions of dollars into Ukraine before the invasion. However, this barely scratches the surface as to the many reasons why President Putin of Russia pursued an invasion of Ukraine earlier this year. In the paragraphs to follow you will get a sense for the many reasons that Russia would want to annex their neighbor that, when examined altogether, perhaps indicate that an invasion was a question of “when” and not “if” given the increasingly tightening of ties between Ukraine and the West.
Russia's Information War Aimed at African States
For some time now, Russia has been directing disinformation at African states regarding the looming food crisis sparked by their invasion of Ukraine. The core of the message is that Western sanctions against Russia are the source of these coming shortages, and that it is Ukraine which has been deliberately destroying its own grain supplies. Essentially, Russia is weaponizing hunger.
Russia Claims More Ukraine Territory and Threatens Expanded War Objectives
Vladimir Putin meeting with Sergei Lavrov and Sergei ShoiguRussia Presidential Press and Information OfficeSergey Lavrov, Russia’s Foreign Minister, has announced that his country’s military goals in Ukraine have expanded beyond the original aim of the eastern Donbas region to include other territories that Russian forces have been contesting in the eastern and southern parts of the country.
Ukraine War Destruction to Increase as Russia Orders Troops to Intensify Operations in All Directions
Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu during a meeting with President Vladimir PutinPresidential Executive Office of Russia. The Russian Defense Minister, Sergei Shoigu, has ordered all Russian military forces deployed to Ukraine to expand their operations in order to challenge Ukrainian forces launching strikes into the occupied eastern region and other territories that Russia has seized. Defense Minister Shoigu issues these instructions in part to reduce the ability of Ukraine forces from launching artillery and rocket strikes against the general population, settlements, and civilian infrastructure in the occupied regions.
Russian Missile Attack Kills Civilians in Dnipro, Ukraine
Dnipro locals stand by a big crater left by a missile impactReuters via BBC News. At least three people have been killed and a further fifteen injured in the latest Russian missile attack on the Ukrainian city of Dnipro this past Friday.Regional Governor Valentyn Reznychenko said on his Facebook page that the rockets launched by Russia had struck an industrial plant and the busy street next to it, but that the extent of the destruction was still being determined. What is known already, however, is that one of the casualties had been a city bus driver who had just finished his work day, leaving two children to grow up without a father.
President Zelenskyy of Ukraine Fires Spy Chief and Top State Prosecutor
Ivan Bakanov, head of the security service of Ukraine, and Iryna Venediktova, the prosecutor general of Ukraine at a news briefing in MayValentyn Ogirenko/Reuters via the Guardian.
Russia Introduces Special Law Subordinating Economy to Ukraine War Effort
President Putin of Russia has recently signed a special act that allows for the Russian government to regulate labor relations in the country in order to help support the war effort in Ukraine. According to amendments to the Law on Defense that were introduced, the Russian government can now impose special measures on the economy to build up additional support for the ability of Russia's armed forces deployed to conduct operations within Ukrainian territory.