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Furthermore, we have about 50% of the world's wealth but only 6.3% of its population... In this situation, we cannot fail to be the object of envy and resentment. Our real task in the coming period is to devise a pattern of relationships which will permit us to maintain this position of disparity without positive detriment to our national security.

George F Kennan (19042005)

Policy Planning Study 23
US State Department, 1948

This Week in History:

April 19th - 24th

Test yourself:

Press the buttons to reveal the answers.
1
How many people died in the Columbine shooting?
Fifteen
2
What did Discovery carry into space and how did the narrator describe it?
The Hubble telescope - our window on the universe
3
Which country had severe flooding and when?
Australia in 1990
4
Who did Prince Rainer of Monaco marry and when?
Grace Kelly in 1956
5
Who died in 1994, where and at what age?
Richard Nixon in New York aged 81

Notes:

According to the San Diego Union-Tribune Columbine now doesn't even make the list when it comes to the 10 worst incidents of gun violence in US schools. The Washington Post explains that most school shootings are targeted and over in seconds. So much for arming teachers.

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