Jacob Heilbrunn, a frequent contributor to the Washington Monthly, is the editor of the National Interest and the author of They Knew They Were Right: The Rise of the Neocons.
How America’s late-nineteenth-century conquest of Cuba and the Philippines still haunts our foreign policy.
The Gipper’s actual record diverges significantly from the posthumous conservative mythology about him.
The terms of the contemporary divide over Israel’s identity were laid out nearly a century ago by two fiery journalists, Vladimir Jabotinsky and Abraham Cahan.
For Allen and John Foster Dulles, regime change was an extension of the family business.
What Deng Xiaoping, Pope John Paul, the Ayatollah Khomeini, and Margaret Thatcher had in common.