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Even for experienced bridge builders, floating bridges without foundations or bridge piers are extremely rare. For over 50 years, the longest floating bridge in the world has connected downtown Seattle with the northern communities on the other side of Lake Washington, which is connected to the Pacific Ocean via a series of canals. Until now, the old bridge has bravely withstood severe storms, the waves, and the last major earthquake in 2001. But it has become dilapidated, and the impact on it from the steadily increasing volume of heavy-duty traffic and the enormous loads involved is clear to see in many places. The new floating bridge directly alongside the Governor Albert D. Rosellini Bridge, commissioned by the state of Washington, has been under construction since October 2011. The...
Zwischen Hass und Trauer - Der unheilige Krieg im Orient (Between Hatred and Grief - The Unholy War in the Orient) (45min, 2006) Ein Film von Peter Scholl-Latour Regie: Cornelia Laqua Produktion: doc.station Hamburg / ZDF Originalvideo: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u4x_m3FwvF8 Untertitel ohne Gewähr. Subtitled transcribed without liability. Chapters 0:00 Introduction 1:30 Operation Enduring Freedom 4:36 Operation Iraqi Freedom 8:51 The turn in Iraq 17:44 Iraqi Kurdistan 21:39 Iran 25:37 Israel 33:46 Afghanistan