Roundup Top 10!

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How Nicky and Willy could have prevented World War I

by Graham Allison

One hundred years ago this week, Tsar Nicholas II of Russia and Kaiser Wilhelm of Germany exchanged a series of telegrams to try to stop the rush to a war that neither of them wanted.


Gaza: Why a ‘Cease-Fire’ is Not enough

by Juan Cole

Israel has no strategic war aims in Gaza because it has no large scale, long term strategy concerning the Strip.


The Impeachment Vogue

by Jeff Shesol

Some on the right welcome impeachment. Peter Rodino in 1974 did not.


Sundays With The Christianists: American History Textbooks That Leave Reality To Other People

Time for another look at the ruinous near-decade of prosperity under Bill Clinton, as refracted through the Truthiness Lens of rightwing Christian textbooks.


“You could blackmail LBJ”: The other Nixon scandal behind the Watergate scandal

by Ken Hughes

In 1971, Richard Nixon ordered another politically motivated burglary in hopes of saving his reelection.


The Untapped Secrets of the Nixon Tapes

by Evan Thomas

Forty years after Watergate, it's easy to imagine we know all there is to know about Tricky Dick. Two new books show how wrong that is.


America’s Flight 17

by Fred Kaplan

The time the United States blew up a passenger plane—and tried to cover it up.


Inert Obama seems to think being on the right side of history is enough

by Charles Krauthammer

History doesn’t act autonomously. It needs agency.


Collective Punishment in Gaza

by Rashid Khalidi

"Punishing Palestinians for existing has a long history."


Why Is the World Becoming Such a Nasty Place?

by Victor Davis Hanson

There are children in need at the border — but there is a great deal more as well.



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