Tag Archives: World War II

1814 or 1914? The Fateful Choice in 2014

The surprising way in which historical choices present themselves in cycles that are 100 years apart.

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Europe: June 1914 Vs. June 2014

How Europe went from barbarity to civilization over the course of the 20th century.

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The Return of Jewish Germany

Since World War II, Germany has partially rebuilt its Jewish population.

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The Eternal Nazi

Searching for a Nazi war criminal on the streets of Cairo

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Twentieth Century Milestones in 2014

Can we use the milestones and guideposts of the past century to deal with current choices?

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Europe 1914: Lessons for China and Japan in 2014

Avoiding geopolitical conflict and seeking justice and reconciliation.

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Japan Must Own Up to Past Actions

Diaoyu Islands: China’s posture reflects Japan’s failure to show contrition for the past.

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Belarus: Women of World War II

Many women served on the Soviet front lines in Belarus as fighters, support staff and resistance.

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Why Some Nations Grow Fast (and Others Don’t)

What are the historical origins and future prospects of the Chinese business model?

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Japan: Still Not Owning Up to Its Dark History

Prime Minister Abe’s fourth arrow should be a credible national apology.

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