When faced with his own Rubicon moment, will Trump provoke a crisis or will he stand down?
Julius Caesar’s and Donald Trump’s outsized ambition and lack of scruples turned them into dangers to republican values and institutions. But how were they different?
In their ruthless pursuit of power and self-aggrandizement, both Caesar and Trump run roughshod over laws and norms.
New media are actually older than old media, the historic exception.
Is the decline of the United States as an economic superpower inevitable? Or can it avoid the mistakes of past superpowers?
Marcus Crassus, John D. Rockefeller, Carlos Slim, Mikhail Khodorovsky — who’s the richest of them all?
How does the Muslim world’s view of global history differ from the West’s?
Are environmental projects in China being restricted by grant stipulations in Western countries?
Can ancient Rome teach Washington lessons about empire building?