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The John Batchelor Show, using all of John's sources, his vast knowledge of history, his unique take on current events, and his fascinating take on world affairs has allowed him to build a legion of fans.

The John Batchelor Show, using all of John's sources, his vast knowledge of history, his unique take on current events, and his fascinating take on world affairs has allowed him to build a legion of fans.
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The John Batchelor Show, using all of John's sources, his vast knowledge of history, his unique take on current events, and his fascinating take on world affairs has allowed him to build a legion of fans.

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1/4 Makers of Ancient Strategy: From the Persian Wars to the Fall of Rome; ed: Victor Davis Hanson

8/24/2019
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Image: Epaminondas (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Epaminondas) defending Pelopidas (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pelopidas) at the Siege of Mantinea (385 BCE), before his great invasion of the Peloponnesus in 369 BC. Public domain. .. Makers of Ancient Strategy: From the Persian Wars to the Fall of Rome Kindle Edition, by Victor Davis Hanson...

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2/4 Makers of Ancient Strategy: From the Persian Wars to the Fall of Rome; ed: Victor Davis Hanson

8/24/2019
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Image: The Death of Spartacus, by Hermann Vogel, 1888. Public domain. .. Makers of Ancient Strategy: From the Persian Wars to the Fall of Rome Kindle Edition, by Victor Davis Hanson (https://www.amazon.com/s/ref=dp_byline_sr_ebooks_1?ie=UTF8&field-author=Victor+Davis+Hanson&text=Victor+Davis+Hanson&sort=relevancerank&search-alias=digital-text) (Editor) In this prequel to the now-classic Makers of Modern Strategy, Victor Davis Hanson, a leading scholar of ancient military history, gathers...

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3/4 Makers of Ancient Strategy: From the Persian Wars to the Fall of Rome; ed: Victor Davis Hanson

8/24/2019
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Image: Anatolia after 188 BC, including ancient Cilicia, whence the pirates. This south coastal region of Asia Minor existed as a political entity from the Hittite era until the Armenian Kingdom of Cilicia, during the late Byzantine Empire. In early times, 16th–14th century BC, it was Kizzuwatna; 12th–8th century BC was Khilikku, Tabal, Quwê). The main languages were Luwian, Akkadian, Phoenician, Persian, and Armenian. There were always pirates in the ancient world, but in the second half of...

Duration:00:08:46

4/4 Makers of Ancient Strategy: From the Persian Wars to the Fall of Rome; ed: Victor Davis Hanson

8/24/2019
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Image: Alexander at the Battle of Gaugamela; by Marshall Monroe Kirkman, 1842-1921 - History of Alexander the Great (https://archive.org/details/historyofalexand00kirk/page/n345) , published in 1913. Public domain. In 331 BC Alexander's army of the Hellenic League (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/League_of_Corinth) met the Persian army of Darius III (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Darius_III) near Gaugamela, close to the modern city of Duhok (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dohuk) in Iraqi...

Duration:00:12:07

Ike's Bluff: 1 of 4: President Eisenhower's Secret Battle to Save the World Audible Audiobook – Unabridged Evan Thomas (Author), Brian Troxell (Narrator), Hachette Audio (Publisher)

8/24/2019
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Photo: KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- President Dwight D. Eisenhower visits Cape Kennedy. KSC-PL60-51251 NASA https://images.nasa.gov/ copyright Copyright info Public Domain Dedication (CC0) (https://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Ike's Bluff: 1 of 4: President Eisenhower's Secret Battle to Save the World Audible Audiobook – Unabridged Evan Thomas...

Duration:00:10:26

Ike's Bluff: 2 of 4: President Eisenhower's Secret Battle to Save the World Audible Audiobook – Unabridged Evan Thomas (Author), Brian Troxell (Narrator), Hachette Audio (Publisher)

8/24/2019
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Photo: PRESIDENT DWIGHT EISENHOWER VISIT TO MSFC FOR THE DEDICATION OF THE CENTER. NASA https://images.nasa.gov/ copyright Copyright info Public Domain Dedication (CC0) (https://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Ike's Bluff: 2 of 4: President Eisenhower's Secret Battle to Save the World Audible Audiobook – Unabridged Evan Thomas...

Duration:00:08:37

Ike's Bluff: 3 of 4: President Eisenhower's Secret Battle to Save the World Audible Audiobook – Unabridged Evan Thomas (Author), Brian Troxell (Narrator), Hachette Audio (Publisher)

8/24/2019
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Photo: PRESIDENT DWIGHT EISENHOWER VISIT TO MSFC FOR THE DEDICATION OF THE CENTER. NASA https://images.nasa.gov/ copyright Copyright info Public Domain Dedication (CC0) (https://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Ike's Bluff: 3 of 4: President Eisenhower's Secret Battle to Save the World Audible Audiobook – Unabridged Evan Thomas...

Duration:00:12:41

Ike's Bluff: 4 of 4: President Eisenhower's Secret Battle to Save the World Audible Audiobook – Unabridged Evan Thomas (Author), Brian Troxell (Narrator), Hachette Audio (Publisher)

8/24/2019
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Photo: General view of ceremonies at Lincoln Square when President Eisenhower was applauded / World Telegram & Sun photo by Ed Ford Library of Congress http://www.loc.gov/ copyright Copyright info No copyright restriction known. Staff photographer reproduction rights transferred to Library of Congress through Instrument of Gift.. http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Ike's Bluff: 4 of 4: President Eisenhower's Secret Battle to...

Duration:00:08:00

Washington mistreats space exploration. Bob Zimmerman BehindtheBlack.com

8/24/2019
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Photo: This feature on Europa was seen as a dark, diffuse circular patch on a previous Galileo global image of Europa's leading hemisphere on April 3, 1997. The "bulls-eye" pattern appears to be a 140- kilometer (86-mile) wide impact scar (about the size of the island of Hawaii) which formed as the surface fractured minutes after a mountain-sized asteroid or comet slammed into the satellite. This approximately 214-kilometer (132-mile) wide picture is the product of three images which have...

Duration:00:14:17

Methane hunt on Mars. Bob Zimmerman BehindtheBlack.com

8/24/2019
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Photo: English: A view from the "Kimberley" formation on Mars taken by NASA's Curiosity rover. The strata in the foreground dip towards the base of Mount Sharp, indicating flow of water toward a basin that existed before the larger bulk of the mountain formed. The colors are adjusted so that rocks look approximately as they would if they were on Earth, to help geologists interpret the rocks. This "white balancing" to adjust for the lighting on Mars overly compensates for the absence of blue...

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The New American Civil War: Analogs for Dred Scott, Bloody Kansas, John Brown, and Charleston. Michael Vlahos, @JHUWorldCrisis

8/24/2019
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Photo: Half-length portrait of John Brown with his arms folded. Sixth-plate Daguerreotype. Date | circa 1856 Source | Boston Athenaeum Author | John Bowles (1833-1900) (per User:Postdlf (https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:Postdlf) ), said to have been taken in Kansas. Other versions | http://catalog.bostonathenaeum.org/vwebv/holdingsInfo?bibId=436961 http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow The New American Civil War: Analogs...

Duration:00:10:15

Code Name Caesar: 1 of 2: The Secret Hunt for U-Boat 864 During World War II Kindle Edition. by Jerome Preisler (Author), Kenneth Sewell (Author)

8/24/2019
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Photo: Lot-9630-5: WWI German Activities. The German U-Boat. Christmas Celebration by U-boat crew. Artwork by Felix Schwormstadt. Halftone image from the publication, “The Imperial Navy in the World War,” 1914-17. Courtesy of the Library of Congress. (2016/10/21). Date | 21 October 2016, 09:35 Source | Lot-9630-5 (https://www.flickr.com/photos/127906254@N06/30175415980/) Author | National Museum of the U.S. Navy (https://www.flickr.com/people/127906254@N06) | This image was originally posted...

Duration:00:12:33

Code Name Caesar: 2 of 2: The Secret Hunt for U-Boat 864 During World War II Kindle Edition. by Jerome Preisler (Author), Kenneth Sewell (Author)

8/24/2019
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Photo: Submarine E-1 made in Spain in 1929-30 year by project of dutch Ingenieurskantoor voor Scheepsbouw (IvS) (founded by 4 German ship building yards: AG Vulkan yard (Hamburg and Stettin), two Krupp-owned yards, Germaniawerft (Kiel) and AG Weser(Bremen), prototype of soviet u-boats type "C" ( "Средняя") "S" ( "Srednaya") (Middle)Submarino E-1 contruido en los Astilleros Echevarrieta y Larrinaga, Cádiz, España en 1929-30. proyecto alemán desarrollado en los astilleros holandeses...

Duration:00:09:22

Hezbollah is out of Iran's money. @haningdr @WashInstitute

8/24/2019
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Photo: Title: Vue general de Louqsor Abstract/medium: 1 photographic print : albumen. Date | 1867 Source | Library of CongressCatalog: https://lccn.loc.gov/2004667878Image download: https://cdn.loc.gov/service/pnp/ppmsca/03900/03978v.jpgOriginal url: https://www.loc.gov/pictures/item/2004667878/ Author | Maison Bonfils (Beirut, Lebanon), photographer Permission (Reusing this file (https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Commons:Reusing_content_outside_Wikimedia) ) | No known restrictions on...

Duration:00:10:15

Rouhani and Iran are desperate for talks. @TzviKahn Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres

8/24/2019
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Photo: An 1814 map of Persia (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Qajar_dynasty) at time of Qajar dynasty (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Qajar_dynasty) View author information (https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Persia_1814.jpg) Public Domain (https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Persia_1814.jpg) File:Persia 1814.jpg Uploaded: 2010-08-18 07:27:32 http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Rouhani and Iran are desperate for talks....

Duration:00:09:45

Searching for Lieutenant Haddar Goldin. Leah Goldin Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres

8/24/2019
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Photo: : Title: Southern Palestine. Ruins at Gaza.Abstract/medium: G. Eric and Edith Matson Photograph CollectionPhysical description: 1 negative : Date | 1900 Source | Library of CongressCatalog: https://www.loc.gov/pictures/collection/matpc/item/mpc2004001470/PPOriginal url: http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/matpc.01378 Author | Matson Collection Permission (Reusing this file (https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Commons:Reusing_content_outside_Wikimedia) ) | No known restrictions on publication. |...

Duration:00:10:26

Long-standing Antisemitism in the UK. Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres

8/24/2019
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Photo: An early photo looking towards the Guildhall. Date | 1 December 1890, 00:00:00 Source | originally posted to Flickr (https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Flickr) as Norwich, London Street, 1891 (https://flickr.com/photos/21804434@N02/4308292143) Author | mira66 (https://flickr.com/people/21804434@N02) Permission (Reusing this file (https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Commons:Reusing_content_outside_Wikimedia) ) | | This work is in the public domain...

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#TheScalaReport: The well-known and severe limits of facial recognition technology. Chris Riegel, CEO Scala.com #ScalaAPS @STRATACACHE

8/24/2019
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Photo: Views, Objects: Egypt. Gizeh [selected images]. View 06: Sphinx and Pyramid., n.d. Brooklyn Museum Archives Brooklyn Museum (https://www.flickr.com/people/83979593@N00) - Egypt: Gizeh (https://www.flickr.com/photos/83979593@N00/2488801915/) Lantern Slide Collection (https://www.brooklynmuseum.org/opencollection/archives/set/23/gizeh) : Views, Objects: Egypt. Gizeh [selected images]. View 06: Sphinx and Pyramid., n.d. Brooklyn Museum Archives (S10-08 Gizeh, image 9614). No restrictions...

Duration:00:11:41

Did the Russians direct the Syrians to bomb the Turks in the Idlib Province? @aykan_erdemir @FDD Senior Fellow. Former Member of the #Turkish Parliament. Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres

8/24/2019
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Photo: The mausoleum of Emesa (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mausoleum_of_Emesa) as it was photographed by Heinrich Kohl (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Heinrich_Kohl) and Carl Watzinger (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carl_Watzinger) in 1907; it may have been built in 78–79[32] (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Homs#cite_note-34) by a relative of the Sampsigeramids (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emesan_dynasty) [33] (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Homs#cite_note-35) H. Kohl and C. Watzinger -...

Duration:00:08:01

The "Unusual" UNWRA & What is to be done? Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres @DavidSamuelMay @FDD

8/24/2019
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Photo: Market Place, Bethlehem, Holy Land, (i.e., West Bank) Date | between 1890 and 1900 Dimensions | 1 photomechanical print : photochrom, color. Accession number | LCCN2002724971 Credit line | | This image is available from the United States Library of Congress (https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Library_of_Congress) 's Prints and Photographs division (https://www.loc.gov/rr/print/) under the digital ID ppmsca.02662 (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ppmsca.02662) ....

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