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40 maps that explain the world

So when we saw a post sweeping the Web titled "40 maps they didn't teach you in school," one of which happens to be a WorldViews original, I thought we might be able to contribute our own collection. Some of these are pretty nerdy, but I think they're no less fascinating and easily understandable. A majority are original to this blog, with others from a variety of sources. I've included a link for further reading on close to every one. [Additional read: How Ukraine became Ukraine and 40 more maps that explain the world] 1. Click to enlarge. What's more amazing: how much things have changed over the last 1,800 years, a major chunk of the civilizational history of humanity, or how many of this map's divisions are still with us today?

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Signs of the Times Quick Guide. The following timeline describes just a few of the hundreds of atrocities and crimes committed by the CIA. [...]

Signs of the Times Quick Guide

Radio Free Europe — The CIA creates its first major propaganda outlet, Radio Free Europe. Over the next several decades, its broadcasts are so blatantly false that for a time it is considered illegal to publish transcripts of them in the U.S. Late 40s Operation MOCKINGBIRD — The CIA begins recruiting American news organizations and journalists to become spies and disseminators of propaganda. The effort is headed by Frank Wisner, Allan Dulles, Richard Helms and Philip Graham.

Iran – CIA overthrows the democratically elected Mohammed Mossadegh in a military coup, after he threatened to nationalize British oil. Operation MK-ULTRA — Inspired by North Korea’s brainwashing program, the CIA begins experiments on mind control. Guatemala — CIA overthrows the democratically elected Jacob Arbenz in a military coup.

Afghanistan — The Soviets invade Afghanistan. War - Good for Whom? New Info Reference.