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Dacian Prisoners, Arch of Constantine

Dacian Prisoners, Arch of Constantine

A detail from the Arch of Constantine I in Rome. Dedicated in 315 CE, the triumphal arch celebrates the emperor's victory over the Roman tyrant Maxentius in 312 CE. Between two Dacian prisoners taken...

Why are the democracies of France, Israel and India rated “Flawed Democracies”?

Why are the democracies of France, Israel and India rated “Flawed Democracies”?

What does the term "Flawed Democracy" actually mean? Why are some of the world's successful democracies like France, Israel and India rated "Flawed Democracies" by the Economist Intelligence Unit?

Year Two Day 271 Obama Administration October 18, 2010 - History

Year Two Day 271 Obama Administration October 18, 2010 - History

9:30AM THE PRESIDENT receives the Presidential Daily Briefing Oval Office10:30AM THE PRESIDENT meets with Secretary of State Clinton Oval Office 11:10AM THE PRESIDENT meets with his national security team for his monthly meeting on Afghanistan and Pakistan Situation Room The Vice President (via videoconference)Hillary Clinton, Secretary of StateRobert Gates, Secretary of DefensePete Rouse, White House Chief of StaffAmbassador Susan Rice, United States Ambassador to the United Nations (via videoconference)General James Jones, National Security AdvisorJames Clapper, Director of National IntelligenceTom Donilon, Assistant to the President and Deputy National Security AdvisorJohn Brennan, Assistant to the President for Homeland Security and CounterterrorismJack Lew, Deputy Secretary of StateNeal Wolin, Deputy Secretary of TreasuryMichele Flournoy, Under Secretary of Defense for PolicyRajiv Shah, Administrator of the United States Agency for International DevelopmentAdmiral Michael Mullen, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of StaffGeneral James Cartwright, Vice Chairman, Joint Chiefs of StaffMichael Morell, Deputy Director, Central Intelligence AgencyRichard Holbrooke, Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan (via videoconference)Ambassador Cameron Munter, U.

The shadow of a doubt (France 3): new schedule

The shadow of a doubt (France 3): new schedule

L & 39; Shadow of a doubt, the history magazine presented by Franck Ferrand and broadcast until now Wednesday evening on France 3 at a late hour inaugurates this Monday its new time slot ... in prime time, for an as yet unknown periodicity. A daring bet on the part of the public service channel, perhaps inspired by the success of Secrets d & 39; Histoire of its neighbor France 2 (at the same time but on Tuesday).

Denisovan finger bone

Denisovan finger bone

Replica of a Denisovan finger bone belonging to a young female, the original of which was found in Denisova Cave, Russia, in 2008. From this bone DNA was extracted that led to it being assigned to a...

Star Roundel, Rock-Cut Tombs of Qizqapan

Star Roundel, Rock-Cut Tombs of Qizqapan

Detail of the relief carved at the façade of the rock-cut tombs of Ashkawt-i Qizqapan (Kurdish: The Cave of the Ravisher or the Cave of the Raped/Abducted Girl). This roundel lies at the right side...