Afghanistan, The Fall of Saigon and the Lessons Never Learned

Shortly after midnight on 30th April 1975, the final broadcast from the CIA station in Saigon rang out.
“Those who fail to learn from history are forced to repeat it.”
Nearly half-a-century later, it appears little has changed and lessons have not been learned. … More Afghanistan, The Fall of Saigon and the Lessons Never Learned

Power to the People: The Battle of the Braes, 1882

For a period of around 100 years from the mid-18th century onward, the Scottish Highlands changed dramatically. The Highland Clearances in the wake of the ’45 Jacobite Rebellion prompted vast cultural changes throughout the region. With a rising population toward the end of the 18th century, this (traditionally) sparsely populated area was booming. Although a … More Power to the People: The Battle of the Braes, 1882