Wait a minute, isn't this the 21st?...
Most historians of the last century shy away from the tough questions: Why did Germany -- a country with relatively few Jews and high rates of intermarriage -- succumb to the Nazis...
How the First World War shaped world history and foreign policy.
The after shocks of the earthquake we call the Great War are still being felt today, in the 21st century...
The 20th century was a murderous one, far more so than any other...
A Pacific Century Special Edition: the resignation of Japan’s Prime Minister.
Published on the eve of the 20th century, H. G. Wells’s ‘The War of the Worlds’ (1898) is much more than just a seminal work of science fiction...
George Shultz on how to understand China’s future.
An Interview with Taro Kono, Japan’s Defense Minister.
China Flexes Its Muscles; Will President Trump Respond?
Jillian Melchior of the Wall Street Journal reports from the front lines of the protests.
The Coronavirus Cannot Lockdown Power Politics in Asia .
An Interview with Assistant Secretary of State David Stilwell.
Defender-in-Chief and the Trump Doctrine in Asia.
Will China benefit from the Coronavirus disruption?
Caliphate Redivivus? Why a Careful Look at the 7th Century Can Predict How the New Caliphate Will End
When modern Muslims invoke the Khilāfa, the Caliphate as their ideal of governance for the Ummah, the planetary community of all Muslims, and indeed for all humans once converted or killed if stubbornly pagan, they do not refer to the famous caliphates of history from the splendiferous Umayyad, to the longer-lasting Abbasid extinguished by the Mongols in 1258, the Egypt-based and tolerant Fatimid in between, or the Ottoman that lingered till 1924, let alone the extant Ahmadiyya Caliphate that most condemn as heretical.
Niall Ferguson is hot—about as hot as a historian can get...
It is often the case that ambitious volumes of history fall short of providing any fresh answers to, or even clearer interpretations of, the big questions such books inevitably set themselves to address..
Guide to the Hanna Collection and Related Archival Materials at the Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace on the Role of Education in 20th-Century Society
Book by Moussavi, Fakhreddin.
There is war in Europe. No, I’m not using the historic present tense to evoke August 1914 (and rile John Humphrys). I’m talking about August 2014. What is happening in eastern Ukraine is war – “ambiguous war”, as a British parliamentary committee calls it, rather than outright, declared war between two sovereign states, but still war. And war rages around the edges of Europe, in Syria, Iraq and Gaza.