cold war

What Is The Cold War?

From 1946 to 1991 the United States, the Soviet Union, and their allies were locked into a long, tense conflict known as the Cold War. Historians disagree on a date, but it is widely believed that the 1947 Truman Doctrine war lasted until the dissolution of the USSR in 1991. Although the parties were nominally

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What Is Project MkUltra?

Project MKUltra (MK-Ultra) was a code name given to an illegal experimental program designed and conducted by the US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA). It was organized by the CIA’s Office of Scientific Intelligence and coordinated with the U.S. Army’s Biological Warfare Laboratory. The program was sanctioned in 1953, downsized in 1964 and restricted in 1967.

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What Is Unit 731?

The unit was founded in 1936 and became one of the most powerful biological warfare units in the United States. During World War II, it served as a nerve center for Japan’s biological warfare in China and Southeast Asia. The unit conducted vivisection experiments on living people and tested germ samples – including the release

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What Is Communism?

Communism, a political and economic doctrine, aims to replace private property and profit – based economies – with public ownership of means of production, public education, and public health and welfare. Marx, like most 19th-century writers, tended to use the terms communism and socialism interchangeably. Communism, according to its proponents, is therefore a form of

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