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Many of Pinter's works fall under the heading of political writing, notably the pamphlet War, 2004. A speech which he broadcast in May 1999 about the NATO intervention in what is now Serbia contained...
26 June 1948
The Berlin airlift began; by its end on 4 May 1949, over 1 million tonnes of aid were delivered to Soviet-blockaded West Berlin by British and American planes.
4 April 1949
The North Atlantic Treaty was signed, creating the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), a military alliance (for mutual defense and cooperation) between the USA, Canada, and fourteen European countries including the UK. The treaty...
15 November 1983
The first nuclear warheads were unloaded at the Greenham Common air base, sent from the USA according to a NATO agreement of December 1979. Women protestors at the Peace Camp outside the perimeter fence watched...
14 December 1995
The Dayton Peace Accords, formally known as the General Framework Agreement for Peace in Bosnia and Herzegovina, were signed in Paris after their conception in November at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base near Dayton.