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Imagine any mix up and the lot would go – Able Archer and “the spy who saved the world”

So, this below is from the rather excellent “EXBERLINER” magazine (“Berlin in English since 2002).  It appeared in the December 2012 issue.Comments – and the inevitable embedded song – afterwards. The wikipedia entry on Able Archer is silent on Rainer … Continue reading

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From 60 to 85, lucky to be alive…

I came into awareness in the late 70s, at the time the second cold war started to kick in. For a good five years (80 to 85, tailing off after that) it seemed entirely possible that a nuclear war would … Continue reading

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