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A Convergence of Calamities
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A Convergence of Calamities
November 16, 2020

Kaya can’t deal with the massive influx of people forced from their homes by Islamist militants. Burkina Faso can’t deal with the one million people already displaced by conflict.

Reframing America’s Role in the World
October 21, 2020

While Americans cannot ignore the world beyond their borders, the last thing they need is to embark upon a fresh round of searching for distant monsters to destroy. Heeding the counsel of John Quincy Adams might just offer an essential first step toward recovery.

Reframing America’s Role in the World
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The U.S. Did Not Defeat Fascism in WWII, It Discretely Internationalized It
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The U.S. Did Not Defeat Fascism in WWII, It Discretely Internationalized It
October 17, 2020

The record of U.S. foreign policy since WWII is probably the best measure of its unique contribution to the internationalization of fascism. Under the banner of democracy and freedom, the United States has, according to William Blum:

Because of Russia, China and England – and Because Our Men Were Brave
September 30, 2020

It is horrifying to set the words of Ernie Pyle alongside those of Mark Esper and to understand how far we have come – and it has been downhill all the way.

Because of Russia, China and England – and Because Our Men Were Brave
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United Nations 75 Years Old… Back to the Future
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United Nations 75 Years Old… Back to the Future
September 25, 2020

Fascism, it seems, wasn’t fully defeated in World War II despite the enormous, heroic sacrifice of millions. Time to finally end it.

On Roosevelt and Stalin: What Revisionist Historians Want Us to Forget
September 18, 2020

The current attempt to rewrite history is of the most paramount significance because it is what is used today to shape who we regard as a “friend” and who we regard as a “foe.”

On Roosevelt and Stalin: What Revisionist Historians Want Us to Forget
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The Battle of Kursk
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The Battle of Kursk
August 2, 2020

The Battle of Kursk in central Russia unfolded at almost the same time that the allied landing in Sicily, which largely eclipses it in the western popular memory. But it is impossible to compare these operations, whether in terms of scale, the forces and equipment involved, or outcome. While the Sicilian operation allowed for the landing of allied troops in continental Italy, the failure of German Operation Citadel resulted in the complete collapse of the Wehrmacht’s offensive strategy.

Hiroshima and Nagasaki as Collateral Damage
July 21, 2020

The myth that the atomic bombing prevented thousands of American deaths is mere propaganda still believed by most Americans to this day.

Hiroshima and Nagasaki as Collateral Damage
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