Archive for the 'Politics' Category

Animated Map: Imperial History of the Middle East

Did you ever wanted to know who has controlled the Middle East over the course of history? Maps of War has created an Flash animated map that let you flip through 5000 years of history in less then 2 minutes.It shows you how over time empires have come and gone together with their reach. And [...]


Yes Minister: EC Vice-President speaks up against administration

Many of us do know it and all of the EC commissioners know it. But until yesterday no high ranking official has ever publicly admitted it. In an interview (in German) with German newspaper Sueddeutsche Zeitung, Guenter Verheugen, Vice-President of the European Commission said that, over the years, the power of high ranking civil servants [...]