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Forgotten hero: Senator Wayne Morse against war in Vietnam

Sen. Morse was one of only two Senators (!) who opposed the Gulf of Tonkin Resolution, which authorized  President Johnson to take military action in Vietnam without a declaration of war. The Tonkin Resolution was the official start of the

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Israel - Zitat des Tages

  It went this way: We would send a tractor to plow some area where it wasn't possible to do anything, in the demilitarized area, and knew in advance that the Syrians would start to shoot. If they didn't shoot, we would tell the tractor to advance farther, until in the end the Syrians would get annoyed and shoot. And then we would use artillery and later the air force also, and that's how it was.

Moshe Dayan
(Verteidigungsminister 1967 - 74. Über die israelischen Provokationen der Syrer vor Beginn des 6-Tage-Kriegs.)

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