SOURCE: Washington Post
Iran Air Flight 655: Iran’s president invokes 1988 tragedy many Americans have forgotten
On Monday, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani invoked history right back in response to Trump’s threat.
25 years on, ripples of Myanmar’s tumultuous 1988 summer still linger
YANGON, Myanmar — Twenty-five years later, you can still see the fear in the eyes of the doctors — two young men carrying a schoolgirl, her blouse drenched in blood, through streets where soldiers were brutally crushing pro-democracy protests.The photograph, thrust to prominence when it ran on the cover of Newsweek, came to symbolize the defeat of a 1988 uprising in the nation then called Burma. The revolt’s end cemented the power of the military, sent thousands of activists to prison and helped bring a future Nobel Peace Prize laureate, Aung San Suu Kyi, to prominence....
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