Tagged: cold war

Ronald Reagan

Ronald Reagan: The 40th Retrospective

In 1980, movie actor Ronald Reagan beat incumbent Jimmy Carter in 44 states. The bad news laden Carter administration was replaced by the flag draped conservative rhetoric had strong popular appeal. While he was the epitome of a conservative republican, his role model for the presidency was FDR. Ronald Reagan...

lebanese civil war

Lebanese Civil War: Israeli-Palestinian Conflict – Part Nineteen

During the 1970’s, after Palestinian groups were expelled from Jordan, the PLO was effectively an umbrella group of eight organizations headquartered in Damascus and Beirut. All were devoted to armed resistance to either Zionism or Israeli occupation, using methods which included direct clashing and guerrilla warfare against Israel. After Black...