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Posted on Oct 26, 2011 in History News

Captured Records from the Government of Saddam Hussein Made Public

A portion of the voluminous archive of Iraqi records captured by American troops following the 2003 invasion of Iraq have been made public. Reports in The New York Times and the UK’s The Guardian summarize part of the information contained in the newly public documents reveal.  For more on these records, go to the Conflict Records Research Center. Additionally, information from FBI interviews with Saddam in 2004 is available at the George Washington University Website. This link to the Institute for National Strategic Studies at the National Defense University provides a list of existing publications (2006–2011) based on captured Iraqi state...

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Posted on Jun 22, 2011 in History News

Entertaining, Yes – But Is It History?

At Indiana's Conner Prairie Interactive History Park, 'interactive history' with multimillion-dollar sets and electronics allows visitors to 'experience' the past. But without adequate context, what are visitors learning of history?

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Posted on Jun 15, 2011 in History News

Pakistan Arrests CIA Informants

Instead of pursuing the support network that allowed Osama bin Laden to live comfortably in Pakistan, the country's top spy agency arrested CIA informants who provided information for the raid that killed him.

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Posted on Apr 18, 2011 in History News

No Casino at Gettysburg

For the second time, the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board has rejected a proposal to build a casino near the hallowed ground of the Gettysburg National Military Park.

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