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This is not a drill, I repeat, this is NOT a drill.

What's on TV while the atomic bombs are in flight? [more inside]
posted by sexyrobot on Sep 9, 2013 - 14 answers

How many people alive today have lived through war at home?

Is there any way to estimate the number of people currently living who have experienced ongoing war on their own home soil? I'm thinking of people living in Gaza now or London during World War II, civilians directly affected by ongoing bombing and military conflict, rather than soldiers or one-time terrorist-attack survivors. (I realize it may not be possible to separate that out.)
posted by jaguar on Feb 17, 2013 - 2 answers

Is it safe to visit Beirut right now?

Is Beirut safe right now to visit? I heard about the Ashrafieh bombing recently -- is that known as a not-so-safe area, or are attacks really an "anytime, anywhere, no safe zones" sort of thing? Aside from bombings, if there's an angry mob are they likely to react particularly violently toward Americans, or would we just blend into the scenery?
posted by Televangelist on Nov 20, 2012 - 4 answers

He only did one interview

Searching for the interview Timothy McVeigh gave before his execution. [more inside]
posted by iarerach on Jun 17, 2010 - 5 answers

Who bombed the statue?

In response to this post: did the Weather Underground actually claim responsibility for the Cleveland Rodin bombing? [more inside]
posted by puckish on Sep 30, 2009 - 3 answers

Good time to travel in India?

Older Tourist in India in November 2008? [more inside]
posted by tkolar on Sep 30, 2008 - 4 answers

Help me remember this movie...

I'm trying to remember what the title of this movie was. I think it was made in the 1960's or 1970's in the U.S. I remember watching it on TV on the Sunday Matinee show in the 1980's. The plot involved this millionaire who wanted to attack the Soviet Union, he had a small force which was to attack Russia by driving trucks across the polar ice cap. All I can remember was that in the end of the film his plan is thwarted by the Soviets, who send planes to bomb the ice, and the trucks sink to the bottom of the ocean. Any ideas?
posted by smoothvirus on Jun 27, 2008 - 3 answers

Article link about Israeli terrorism against US.

A year or two ago there was a news story about Israel awarding medals to several agents of their government for acts of terrorism against Egypt and the United States (in the 70s I think). Formerly they had been denounced by the Israelis as "rogue" agents or some such. Anyone have a link to the story?
posted by BrotherCaine on Jan 27, 2007 - 2 answers

Gravestones against walls

In my impressionable youth I was told that the gravestones in coastal SE England towns were put against the churchyard walls to obviate church and thus town identification by the Luftwaffe. [more inside]
posted by tellurian on Jul 25, 2006 - 11 answers

A field recording of two minutes of silence.

Is there a field recording of the two minutes of silence yesterday honoring the London bombing victims? [more inside]
posted by grefo on Jul 15, 2005 - 9 answers

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