Daily Archives: October 20, 2018

Vivid Battle Memories Return to Egypt With British Veterans

For Bill Blackburn, the memories that returned were the flies, the thirst, and the power of the artillery barrage that opened the battle of El Alamein.

Blackburn was one of six British World War II veterans to visit the desert …

Possessing Atomic Bomb ‘Shameful as Depending on Chemical, Biological Weapon’, First Committee Hears, while Nuclear-Weapon States Defend Deterrence Policies

Defending the strategic purposes of their arsenals, First Committee (Disarmament and International Security) delegates representing nuclear weapon States pointed at current geopolitical realities, while calling for the type of methodical approach to disarmament that has led to past successes.

The …