A mural depicting the seige of Constantinople, with the fortified city of Constantinople in a frenzy, soldiers firing arrows at the enemies outside from the towers, aristocrats and the emperor watching the battle in progress from their elevated perches, and outside the city enemy forces on horses, with canons pointed at Constantinople.
History

Decline of Byzantine Empire and Rise of Islam. Are the two connected?

November 23, 2020

The inception of Islam can be traced back to early 7th century, and around the same time the Byzantine Empire with its capital in Constantinople was in a very strong position. But with the spread of Islam and the Arabic conquests fundamentally reshaped the Mediterranean world and created religious, cultural, and linguistic boundaries that persist even today. […]

Freemasonic symbol with square, compass, and eye.
European History

Fate of Propaganda Due and Its Grand Master Licio Gelli

November 22, 2020

After P-2 member and money launderer Michele Sindona was involved in a number of cases, he was convicted of murder in 1986, and was soon thereafter found poisoned in his cell. His investigation led Italian law enforcement agency Guardia di Finanza to “King Cobra” Licio Gelli, the mastermind behind the P-2, and the P-2 roster, which contained names of all the members of the lodge. […]

Freemasonic compass and square symbol
European History

The Golpe Borghese, and P-2’s Other Illicit Activities

November 22, 2020

Italy saw a number of politically motivated strikes and protests in the 1960s. These eventually led to the Golpe Borghese in 1970. Many of the events and leaders behind the failed coup were part of the infamous P-2 lodge. […]

Freemason's symbol of compass and square
History

Secret Societies in Italy: Origins of Propaganda Due

November 21, 2020

Secret societies, as the name suggests, work behind the scenes to change the world. The world is dotted with such secret groups, once of them being Propaganda Due, which finds its roots in Italy of the 1800s and continues to thrive even today. […]

Colorized shot from the Trinity Test.
History

The Aftermath of the Nuclear Bomb

November 21, 2020

The research and subsequent development of nuclear energy opened up the Pandora’s Box of its limitless potential. The atomic bombings and their harsh aftermath woke the world to the many grave possibilities of nuclear energy. […]

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History

The Creation of the Atomic Bomb

November 21, 2020

In 1941, Roosevelt founded the Office of Scientific Research and Development to mobilize science for total war. This mobilization resulted in the Manhattan Project. The project led to the development of the first nuclear weapons. The project was led by the US with the support of the UK and Canada. […]

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