In 1948 the soviets engaged in the Berlin blockade. This can be seen as the start of the cold war with relations having been deteriorating but there was still cooperation in germany and austria between the two sides. The Berlin blockade was the first point where war between the two superpowers was p

The Russian government has faced calls from the Polish government to apologise for its role in the first months of World War II, sparking a diplomatic war of words between Warsaw and Moscow. Should the Russian government apologise for 1939, or should they let sleeping dogs lie?

The election of a first black president is one step forward for the human race and our state of mind,the speeches of this young president promise prosperity but can he deliver?Is he the new Kennedy or just another amazing promise but mediocre accomplishment? Is he doing little or are we judging too

A just war is a war that is only implemented as a final resort. There are seven different principals that have to be followed for any war to be considered as a just war and if you look at the reasons that have been provided through history many of these have not been followed.
  1. All of the

Gorbachev has been praised for his role in the fall of the Eastern Bloc, however he was not directly on the scene in East Germany so his impact was indirect, on how the East German government and people acted and reacted to his statements. Does he deserve to be seen as a key player in the fall of th

The Civil War was one of the bloodiest conflicts in american history. It began with the secession of seven southern states, in 1861, and continued for four years. The Southern states thought that the removal of slavery was an outrage, and would die over it. The North wanted to free the slaves and ke