Monthly Archives: July 2013

Life in China

U.S., China can forge a more cooperative relationship By Yang Jiechi, Published: July 8 Yang Jiechi is a state counselor of the People’s Republic of China. www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/us-china-can-forge-a-more-cooperative-relationship/2013/07/08/937cc7a6-e5c6-11e2-aef3-339619eab080_story.html Universities Face a Rising Barrage of Cyberattacks Andy Manis for The New York … Continue reading

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Life in France

Last year, the French chomped their way through 1.19 billion burgers Photo: Alamy www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/europe/france/12188014/Le-burger-now-top-selling-dish-in-French-restaurants-new-study-reveals.html Down and out: the French flee a nation in despair The failing economy and harsh taxes of François Hollande’s beleaguered nation are sending thousands packing – … Continue reading

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American Military History

Unlike Robert E. Lee’s Army of Northern Virginia, Confederate armies west of the Appalachians and east of the Mississippi River seldom won major battles. The biggest success, at Chickamauga in late September 1863, was a Pyrrhic victory, costing the Rebel Army of Tennessee more casualties than the defeated federal Army of the Cumberland. Continue reading

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Americans

Faces of the men who won America’s independence: Amazing early photos of heroes of the Revolutionary War in their old age SIMEON HICKS A Minuteman from Rehoboth, Massachusetts. Hicks mobilised with his unit and helped seal off a British garrison … Continue reading

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