#226 – Empire By Invitation

#226 – Empire By Invitation

European recipients of the Marshall Plan funds were quite clear to the USA that they needed help keeping the socialists down and out of their countries. And the USA recognized that its own economic welfare rested on the revival of Europe. Funding a pro-capitalist...
#226 – Empire By Invitation

#225 – The Creation of NATO

We want to take a break from Korea to talk about the creation of NATO. Obviously relevant with the whole Ukraine situation. And it took on a new kind of mission during the Korean War. But let’s go back and look at where it came from. There something secret here that...
#226 – Empire By Invitation

#224 ‘Thank God that’s over.’

MacArthur is gone but he isn’t going quietly. He thinks he can rally his support into a run for the POTUS job. He is gravely mistaken. There something secret here that only members can see. Probably an audio player or something. HOW TO LISTENIf you are seeing this...
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#223 – Terminated

By April 1951, MacArthur wanted to nuke China. But Truman had had enough of his giant ego. It was time for him to go. There something secret here that only members can see. Probably an audio player or something. HOW TO LISTENIf you are seeing this message, it means...
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#222 – Operation KILLER

Ridgway thought there was no reason for the US army to abandon the Korean peninsula. They just needed to do a better job of digging themselves in. The transformation of Eighth Army after the coming of its new commander astonished and profoundly impressed all those who...
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#221 – “The Soldier’s General”

General Matthew Bunker Ridgway, “The Soldier’s General”, takes over command of the 8th Army and his “back to basics” approach was exactly what was needed. There something secret here that only members can see. Probably an audio player or something. HOW TO LISTENIf you...