1980s

When the Guns Fell Silent

The battle was to commence right here, along the deep fault in the German soil troops from the Warsaw Pact would exchange fire on NATO's elite divisions. Only a decade after the Cold War, it is easy to forget just how close it all came. The Berlin airlift, the Cuban missile crisis, an accidental misreading of an antiquated radar station on the Baltic Sea - each could have commenced the final chapter in human civilization. ...more »

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2000s

Steps in Different Directions - 2000

Slobodan Milosevic was setting himself up as dictator for life, having passed a law allowing him to serve yet another term as President. The representatives gathered in Bratislava, Slovakia knew this was another step towards the creation of an authoritarian regime, and Serbian democrats and human rights activists had already seen too much. With the assistance and cooperation of EWI and the Slovak government, Serbian opponents ...more »

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