Latest about Beirut Blast

“”Only criminals, dictators and democrats fear armed citizens.””

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Today in 1964 – Vietnam War: Operation Pierce Arrow – American aircraft from carriers USS Ticonderoga and USS Constellation bomb North Vietnam in retaliation for strikes that reportedly attacked U.S. destroyers in the Gulf of Tonkin. Ten years later in 1974, after sacrificing 50,000 American lives through mismanagement of the war, Congress essentially strangles South Viet Nam by capping military aid at a billion dollars. Hundreds of thousands of Vietnamese and and a couple million Cambodians then died was we “Give peace a chance”.

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Latest about Beirut Blast 

* At least 100 died and more than 4,000 wounded* 

* 2750 Ammonium Nitrate Explosive was stored unsafe in a warehouse at the port

* Up to 300,000 people left homeless due to the explosion

 * Damage extends to half of the Beirut city

* Cost of damage from Beirut Blast tops $3b 

* Hundreds of people have also displaced including the team of fire fighters

* After the blast, Lebanon has less than a month grain in reserve

* Israel offered a humanitarian aid to Lebanon through the UN and the offer was accepted

* The Lebanon was defaulted of $90b in debt in March 2020* The Lebanon currency lost its 80% value in 2020

Noor Dahri