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The Global Empire of Niall Ferguson

with Niall Fergusonvia Harvard Magazine
Tuesday, May 1, 2007

Here is an image calculated to ruffle the feathers of all red-blooded Americans...

Analysis and Commentary

What war?

by Niall Fergusonvia Los Angeles Times
Monday, April 30, 2007

At home, the economy soars and Americans let the good times roll...

In the News

Stanford professor will be awarded Japanese honor

with William J. Perryvia San Jose Mercury News
Sunday, April 29, 2007

Perhaps it was fated that Daniel Okimoto would win the Order of the Rising Sun award, honoring his efforts to promote American-Japanese relations...

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Los Angeles Times Book Prizes awarded

with Niall Fergusonvia Los Angeles Times
Saturday, April 28, 2007

A haunting novel about the Israeli victim of a suicide bombing, a provocative biography of Walt Disney and a probing analysis of the 9/11 attacks were among the winners of the 2006 Los Angeles Times Book Prizes, announced Friday evening at UCLA...

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Preemption puts us on road to escalation

with Victor Davis Hansonvia Topeka Capital-Journal
Saturday, April 28, 2007

Most of the 96 percent of the world's people who aren't Americans consider our nation the world's greatest threat to peace and the most likely candidate to incinerate this planet, our only home...

In the News

The Sun Continues to Set on Britain

with Victor Davis Hansonvia Stanford Review
Friday, April 27, 2007

There was a time when our cousins across the Atlantic could truthfully boast that “The sun never sets on the British Empire..."

Analysis and Commentary

Certified Madness

by Bruce Berkowitzvia Wall Street Journal
Friday, April 27, 2007

One of the more interesting sections of the war funding bill Congress will soon send President Bush is its provision for "readiness..."

Analysis and Commentary

Boris Yeltsin

by David Sattervia Wall Street Journal
Tuesday, April 24, 2007

The era of Boris Yeltsin, who died yesterday, was a time of lost opportunity.

In the News

Famed Historian to Create "Smart Games" with Muzzy Lane

with Niall Fergusonvia Wired News
Tuesday, April 17, 2007

Time magazine called historian and political commentator Niall Ferguson one of the world's 100 most influential people in 2004, and now he's teaming up with Muzzy Lane to create a new series of video games addressing global conflicts and issues...

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World Affairs Icon Niall Ferguson Teams with Muzzy Lane to Create Next Generation Video Games

with Niall Fergusonvia PRWeb
Monday, April 16, 2007

On the heels of the highly successful launch of its MAKING HISTORY® 3-D strategy game, Muzzy Lane Software today announces an alliance with noted author, Harvard historian and political commentator Niall Ferguson, to create a new series of video games addressing modern global conflicts...

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The Working Group on the Role of Military History in Contemporary Conflict examines how knowledge of past military operations can influence contemporary public policy decisions concerning current conflicts.