I think the reason why ‘Red Eye’ is popular is because we question the common assumptions that you find elsewhere.
– Greg Gutfeld
In early 1961 a new president, John F. Kennedy, was told by military leaders and civilian officials that the Kingdom of Laos – of no conceivable strategic importance to the U.S. – required the presence of American troops and perhaps even tactical nuclear weapons. Why? Because if Laos fell, Asia would go red from Thailand to Indonesia.
– Jeff Greenfield
The situation of Leh is a grand one, the great Kailas range, with its glaciers and snowfields, rising just behind it to the north, its passes alone reaching an altitude of nearly 18,000 feet; while to the south, across a gravelly descent and the Indus Valley, rise great red ranges dominated by snow-peaks exceeding 21,000 feet in altitude.
– Isabella Bird