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Slate: The Bellicose Curve

The history of US wars based on faulty intelligence.

Linked on the 4th of February, 2004 Details

The Times: Heath drew up plan for partition in Northern Ireland

Edward Heath's Conservative Government was so overwhelmed by the explosion of violence in Northern Ireland that it drew up secret ‘ethnic cleansing’ plans to forcibly expel hundreds of thousands of Roman Catholics and to redraw the border to create a Protestant-only ‘sectarian statelet’, it was revealed today.
Linked on the 3rd of January, 2003 Details

SMH: Internet marks 20th birthday

Oh, and happy new year to you all by the way and a happy birthday to TCP/IP too!

Linked on the 2nd of January, 2003 Details

Moscow's Intourist Hotel.

Moscow's Intourist Hotel, one of the most reviled blocks of concrete in the city; home of sleaze, sloppiness and surly suspicion, will shortly be demolished. Here are some pictures (note the contrast between the article and the hotel's official description).

Linked on the 8th of January, 2002 Details