As Iraq hovers once again on the brink of an all-out sectarian civil war, citizens of the cities seeing the most tension are either trapped in the heat of battle, or fleeing their homes in the hope of finding safety. The Anbar crisis, centered around political tensions between the Parliament backed Shiite Muslims, and the
Two years after the U.S. pulled out of military operations in Iraq, we once again find ourselves providing military assistance in the region, this time in the form of money and arms. I’m sure you’ve heard about the Anbar crisis, but here’s a breakdown of the problem for those of you who, like me, are
If you’ve entered the coin collecting world, you’ve probably heard the term “proof coin” thrown around here and there. Many people have never even heard of proof coins, so when the term comes up, they have plenty of questions. We’ve tried to answer some of these questions for both seasoned coin collectors and newcomers alike.