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Notes on SE Asia

Posted September 26th, 2016 at 05:31 PM by Piccolo
Updated Today at 04:46 PM by Piccolo

Vietnam- Ho Chi Minh city (Saigon) and Hanoi

Thailand- Capital Bangkok

Phillippines- Manila

Cambodia- Phnomh Penh

Indonesia-
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Miscellaneous Notes

Posted September 26th, 2016 at 05:22 PM by Piccolo
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TPP- Trans-pacific partnership

NAFTA- North American Free Trade Agreement


Ahmad Shah Massoud- Afghan resistance leader during the Soviet occupation. Assassinated in 2001.
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Notes on Latin America

Posted September 26th, 2016 at 04:45 PM by Piccolo
Updated September 26th, 2016 at 05:38 PM by Piccolo

Latin America is big, so.....here are some dictators that I *think* were western supported

Brazil- The Vargas regime ruled Brazil

Cuba- Batista*

Batista was president of Cuba from 1940 to 1944, but he was dictator from 1950-1959.

Dominican Republic- Trujillo

Chile- Pinochet




Then there were the Nicaraguan contras (a paramilitary supported, even directed by the United States. At least the Sandanistas...
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Notes on Scotland

Posted September 26th, 2016 at 11:41 AM by Piccolo
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In 1698 the Scottish tried to colonize Panama. They failed.

Battle of Culloden- British/government victory against the Jacobite uprising





see also:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scotti...f_the_Americas
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Notes on Africa

Posted September 25th, 2016 at 07:59 PM by Piccolo

Sokoto Caliphate- a noted west African caliphate in the 19th century.
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