Amid the ruins of the Great War, an American camera crew filmed a shocking sight. That roll of celluloid has taken a strange trip through history. By Bertrand M. Patenaude.
Proposals to cut deeply into the Pentagon budget carry risks that the administration has yet to confront. By Kori N. Schake.
In Chiang Kai-shek’s darkest hour, he turned to a retired U.S. admiral. By Hsiao-ting Lin.
He was the dashing, doomed general who challenged the Bolsheviks, an icon of a Russia that might have been. By Anthony Kröner.
No amount of global clamor will create a Palestinian state. The state of Israel shows what will: hard work, good will, and timing. By Fouad Ajami.
How Russia and Poland could heal the wounds of a notorious atrocity. By Adam Bosiacki.
Powerless, aimless, corrupt: what’s not to like? By Bruce S. Thornton.
Jihadist violence troubles the lands around the Arabian Sea, where sailing of any sort has rarely been smooth. By Camille Pecastaing.
Libya has known autocrats and invaders before. A century ago, Italians came, saw, conquered . . . and were defeated. By Charles Lindsey.