Typhoon Haiyan Reports Coming In: 10,000 Dead in Central Province

By: Sunday November 10, 2013 6:40 pm

• Survivors have talked of people being swept away by a huge storm surge. Many thousands are now homeless, with no access to shelter, food or clean water. Some people have taken to ransacking shops and homes in desperation, and the government has considered imposing martial law.

 

FDL Book Salon Welcomes James Bradley, The Imperial Cruise: A Secret History of Empire and War

By: Sunday March 7, 2010 2:00 pm

Ever wonder about why Imperial Japan attacked Pearl Harbor? Or why they became imperial in the first place? It’s all here in The Imperial Cruise, and it all points to America’s own “Rough Rider,” Teddy Roosevelt.

Perhaps you thought “waterboarding” started in Iraq. It was really the Spanish-American War in 1898. Massacres in Vietnam? There was precedent here too. Photos in the book.

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