The surprising way in which historical choices present themselves in cycles that are 100 years apart.
Venerated Fouad Ajami built his true legacy on falsehoods and foolishness.
Why are the U.S. media not holding U.S. officials responsible for Iraq’s destruction?
Why the U.S. strategy to remake Afghanistan after 9/11 was bound to fail.
No, the region isn’t the source of all evil.
Putin is no saint, but he simply revived Russia’s own version of the U.S. Monroe Doctrine.
Looking at Russia’s recent actions in a historical context.
How a legendary politician needlessly took Britain into a continental war in 1914.
How one general accidentally plunged Germany into a ruinous war in 1914.