How America’s late-nineteenth-century conquest of Cuba and the Philippines still haunts our foreign policy.
A magisterial new biography fails to crack the mystery of America’s greatest general.
Two new books underscore the big lesson of 2016: GOP base voters hate big government spending only when the “wrong” people benefit.
Some unlikely places around the world are tackling some of the world’s toughest challenges and winning.
How Alan Greenspan’s disastrous reign at the Fed came to be.
America changed in 1969, but our history isn’t quite complete.
Author Mark Smith says religion lags behind culture. Maybe it is the other way around.
The history of American politics as a tug-of-war between our individualist and collectivist identities.
Louis Fisher reminds us that historically it has been Congress—dysfunction and all—that has most advanced our rights.
Despite the many similarities, this year isn’t 1968. Because Hillary understands what Johnson never did: that he had to be (mostly) at one with his party’s base.