What the French Revolution can tell us about events in Crimea.
The Winter Olympics arrive 150 years after an ethnic cleansing
The Winter Olympics arrive 150 years after an ethnic cleansing.
How many biscuits did it take to beat Napoleon? 83,428.
Richard Evans on who caused WWI, the best books to read on it, and whether the modern Middle East will spark the next World War.
The disturbing parallels between pre-WWI and today
Old world decline, rogue empires, killing for God—looking at 1914, we can discover that there are many uncomfortable parallels with our own time.
Harry Truman's concerns about Israel and Palestine were prescient—and forgotten
His doubts about the Jewish and Palestinian states were prescient—and forgotten.
The most important books in shaping my thinking.
It all comes down to red vs. blue.
If you don't understand why someone like Nelson Mandela would have communist sympathies during the Cold War, you aren't thinking hard enough.
Please, American blowhards: No more analogies to 1938
The 1938 conference between Chamberlain and Hitler is misunderstood. And the blowhards who constantly evoke its memory are dangerous.