Roundup Top 10! Archives
2004 to 2005
Week of December 26, 2005
#1 Max Hastings: This is the country of Drake and Pepys, not Shaka Zulu
#2 Daniel Pipes: Winning the Propaganda War
#3 Dale Andrade: Three Lessons From Vietnam
#4 Juan Cole: So Sunnis are threatening a boycott of parliament? Bad move.
#5 Mackubin Thomas Owens: Lincoln and Bush on vigilance and responsibility
#6 Joshua Brown: Bush's Hopes for 2006 (Illustration)
#7 Max Boot: Hollywood's bad guy problem
#8 Anatole Kaletsky: President the year's biggest loser
#9 James Bamford: NSA, the Agency That Could Be Big Brother
#10 Robert F. Turner: Congress can't usurp the president's power to spy
on America's enemies
#11 Simon Schama: How will the noughties be remembered by historians?
#12 Gregory Melleuish: Too many historians know little history outside their
own area of expertise
Week of December 19, 2005
#1 Vladimir Bukovsky: Torture's Long Shadow
#2 Daniel Pipes: Back to Sept. 10
#3 Niall Ferguson: The possibility now facing Iraq is not of a democratic peace but a democratic war http://hnn.us/roundup/entries/19614.html
#4 Frederick Kagan: Fighting to Win
#5 Douglas Baynton: 'Intelligent Design' Deja Vu
#6 Max Holland: Gene McCarthy Did Not Force LBJ Out of the '68 Race
#7 Scott Sherman: The Bitter Strike at NYU
#8 Joseph Epstein: What Tocqueville can contribute to the discussion of the Iraq war
#9 Joe Keohane: 'It Can't Happen Here'?
#10 Norman Solomon: A New Phase of Bright Spinning Lies About Iraq
Week of December 12, 2005
#1 Sean Wilentz: The Rise of Illiterate Democracy
#2 Daniel Pipes: Kofi Annan and Eliminating Israel Politely
#3 Juan Cole: Why the Iraqi elections don't mean peace
#4 Bill Moyers: LBJ didn't manipulate intelligence like Bush has
#5 Jonathan Freedland: Jew Hatred, The sickness bequeathed by the west to the Muslim world
#6 Thomas Spencer: More bogus Iraq analogies
#7 Jeff Greenfield: The President, the War, and the Military Base
#8 Bevin Alexander: The United States Is Backing Out of Iraq
#9 Norman Podhoretz: The Panic Over Iraq
#10 Jacqui Murray: Australia isn't paradise after all
#11 George McGovern: Remembering Eugene McCarthy
Week of December 5, 2005
#1 Caroline Elkins: Why Malaya Is No Model for Iraq
#2 Richard Reeves: Is Bush the Worst President Ever?
#3 Walter Laqueur: After France
#4 Thomas Palaima: Longing for an America that's no longer with us
#5 William F. Buckley, Jr.: Murrow vs. McCarthy
#6 Gertrude Himmelfarb: The Debate Over Darwin Hasn't Evolved
#7 Rick Perlstein: 'I Didn't Like Nixon Until Watergate' ... The Conservative Movement Now
#8 Harold Pinter: Nobel Prize Speech Blasts America
#9 James Pinkerton: Doves could destroy Hillary's '08 hopes
#10 Johann Hari: Which way will David Cameron turn: back towards Salisbury or forward with Disraeli?
#11 How Christianity Shaped the Dieting Movement
Week of November 28, 2005
#1 Susan Jacoby: The founders left God out of the Constitution (And it wasn't an oversight)
#2 Daniel Pipes: Muhammad Ali v. George W. Bush
#3 Victor David Hanson: The project in Iraq can succeed, and leave its critics scrambling
#4 Max Holland: Was Howard Baker Really Mr. Clean?
#5 Gil Troy: Middle East terrorists in suits and ties
#6 Jim Sleeper: Behind the Deluge of Porn, a Conservative Sea-Change
#7 David Gelernter: Abraham Lincoln's Thanksgiving
#8 Joshua Spivak: Recalling the Mayor of Spokane for Various Offenses
#9 Humberto Fontova: Castro's Plan to Attack Macy's the Day After Thanksgiving, 1962
#10 John O'Sullivan: Europe Must Face Ugly Truths of Communist Past
Week of November 21, 2005
#1 Lawrence F. Kaplan: Liberals for Scowcroft
#2 James C. Cobb: Liberals shouldn't learn the wrong lesson from Rosa Parks
#3 Martin Kramer: MESA ... The Academic Intifada
#4 Victor Davis Hanson: Democrat Lies About the War
#5 Michael Oren: Ariel Sharon's Bid for Greatness Might Just Succeed
#6 Larry Schweikart: Murtha Will Hurt Dems
#7 Neal Ascherson: Modern Britain’s obsession with a constipating “national heritage”
#8 James Sharpe : Why the Gunpowder Plot Is Still Relevant
#9 Tsuneishi Keiichi: Unit 731 and the Japanese Imperial Army’s Biological Warfare Program
#10 Interview with Nuremberg Prosecutor Whitney Harris
Week of November 14, 2005
#1 David Greenberg: Scholars grapple with Bill Clinton's legacy
#2 Michael Oren: The Middle East and the Making of the United States, 1776 to 1815
#3 Alyssa A. Lappen: The Middle East Studies Association in 2005 ... More of the Same
#4 Mark LeVine: Assimilate or Die
#5 Sidney Blumenthal: Bush's White House is dismissive of history, yet increasingly desperate to rewrite it
#6 Gavan McCormack: Okinawa and the Revamped US-Japan Alliance
#7 Stephen Prothero: A history of spirituality from Emerson to Oprah--and a defense of it.
#8 Staughton Lynd vs. Edmund S. Morgan: History from Below
#9 Wilson Quarterly Review Essay: Overselling Democracy
#10 Daniel Pipes: Palestinians Taste a Dose of Their Own Medicine
Week of November 7, 2005
#1 Mark LeVine: Why Paris is Burning
#1 Doug Ireland: Why Is France Burning?
#2 Ian Coller: Paris Unrest (A doctoral student's perspective from the trenches of banlieue research)
#3 Juan Cole: What's Wrong with the Media Coverage of the French Riots
#4 Daniel Pipes: Reflections on the Revolution in France
#5 Francis Fukuyama: Remaking the Middle East May in the Short Run Create More Radicals
#6 George Frederickson: Affirmative Action Blues
#7 Ronald Brownstein: History Suggests Bush Will Have a Hard Time Recovering
#8 Julia M. Klein: Plagiarism a Theme of Wendy Wasserstein's New Play .. Plea for Tolerance
#9 Victor Davis Hanson: How Did Democracy Die in Athens?
#10 Johann Hari: Our Skewed Version of Ancient Roman History
Week of October 31, 2005
#1 Alexander Keyssar: Why We Shouldn't Be Surprised that Katrina Poverty Hasn't Sparked Reform
#2 James P. Pfiffner: Rating Scootergate
#3 Daniel Pipes: The Bush Doctrine
#4 David C. Hendrickson & Robert W. Tucker: How Far Bush Has Strayed in Foreign Policy from the Founders'
#5 Lewis Gould: The Bush White House Is in Trouble Because of Its Disdain for Governing
#6 A Historian of the Black Plague Explains What We Have to Fear from the Avian Flu
#7 Holman Jenkins, Jr.: Sitting in the Dark this Winter You Might Think About the Santa Barbara Spill of 1969
#8 Michael Parenti: Right-Wing Judicial Activism
#9 Thomas Sowell: Why was that bus Rosa Parks took segregated?
#10 Max Holland: The Politics (and Profits) of Information: The 9/11 Commission One Year Later
#11 Paul Rogat Loeb: The Real Rosa Parks
Week of October 24, 2005
#1 What Turned Brent Scowcroft Against the War in Iraq
#2 Thomas G. Schelling: The Nuclear Taboo
#3 Victor Davis Hanson: What Bush Needs to Do Now
#4 Carolyn Eisenberg: What History Will Say About the Iraq War
#5 Joshua Zeitz: The Plame Game
#6 Fritz Stern: Lessons from Germany About Democracy
#7 Chris Bray: so I'm reading the Iraqi constitution...
#8 Robert Samuelson: It's Not Your Dad's Oil Story
#9 Anna Quindlan: We've Been Here Before (Iraq/Vietnam)
#10 David J. Garrow: History Almost Passed Parks By
Week of October 17, 2005
#1 Sean Wilentz: Bush's Ancestors
#2 Victor Davis Hanson: An American “Debacle”?
#3 Martin Kramer: Will Bush's Iraq War Have the Impact of Napoleon's Invasion of Egypt?
#4 Eric Alterman: Bush & FDR ... Quite Different Even If They Did Both Lie
#5 Melvin Laird: Iraq ... Learning the Lessons of Vietnam
#6 Sidney Blumenthal: Conservatives are raging against Bush to hide the utter failure of their ideology
#7 Eric J. Sundquist: Blacks and Jews: From Afro-Zionism to Anti-Zionism
#8 James L. Payne: Deconstructing Nation Building
#9 Michael Nelson: How the GOP Conquered the South
#10 Eric Hobsbawm: Benefits of Diaspora
Week of October 10, 2005
#1 Guenter Bischof: Impressions Upon Returning to New Orleans
#2 Max Boot: The Bottom Line for Bush
#3 Brendan Miniter: What the Miers fight means for future nominees, and for politics in Washington
#4 Joshua Kurlantzick : What the return of Japanese militarism means for Japan
#5 Daniel Pipes: Bush Declares War on Radical Islam
#6 Morton Mintz: Ten Questions for Harriet Miers
#7 Julia Whitty: What America Owes the Indians ... $176 Billion
#8 Alvaro Vargas Llosa: Myths About Che
#9 Benjamin Cheever: Is It Really “The Worst Generation”? (Baby Boomers)
#10 Andrew Delbanco: Henry Adams, Bitter Old Man
Week of October 3, 2005
#1 David Greenberg: Bush Is No FDR (Not Even a Hoover)
#2 Robert S. McElvaine: O.J., W, `us' and `them'--and truth
#3 Juan Cole: Bush Gives Another Speech Against Terrorism
#4 Victor Davis Hanson: Interview
#5 Jonathan Alter: Tom DeLay's House of Shame
#6 Sidney Blumenthal: Fall of the Rovean Empire?
#7 Next Time Let's Have Congress Declare War
#8 Anatol Lieven: There is no 'New Deal' in today's America
#9 Keith Windschuttle: Mao's Lies
#10 Judith Klinghoffer: The US Should Learn the Lesson of Zheng He
#11 Hiram Hover: What's So Bad About Being Called a Redskin?
#12 Spencer Dew: The Trivialization of Nazism
Week of September 26, 2005
#1 Niall Ferguson: What happens if we pull out of Iraq? Think Beirut - to the power of 10
#2 Juan Cole: Why US Troops Have to Begin Leaving Iraq Now
#3 David Remnick: How Presidents and citizens react to disaster
#4 Robert McElvaine: Is God a Terrorist?
#5 Arjun Makhijani: The Soviet Nuclear Waste Explosion America Helped Cover Up (And Other Crimes Against Public Health)
#6 Ira Katznelson: New Deal, Raw Deal ... How Aid Became Affirmative Action for Whites
#7 James M. Banner: What's Wrong with the Teaching American History Grants
#8 Nat Hentoff: John Roberts v. Thurgood Marshall
#9 Steven Plaut: The Leftwingers Who Have Emerged from the CIA
#10 Maurice Isserman: David Horowitz and the Truth
#11 Dan Savage: Could Gay Marriage Lead to Demands for Polygamist Rights?
Week of September 19, 2005
#1 Ted Widmer: Whatever Became of Presidential Peacemaking?
#2 Juan Cole: No, We Can't Immediately Withdraw from Iraq
#3 Sidney Blumenthal: Bush's responses to the crisis in Iraq and the
aftermath of Katrina are jarringly repetitive
#4 Jim Sleeper: Forget the cheap slogans. Saving a city is hard and dirty
#5 Felipe Fernández-Armesto: Cities Do Not Last
#6 Harold Meyerson: Master of the Poison Pill
#7 Nick Kotz: Review of Ira Katznelson's When Affirmative Action Was White
#8 Robert J. Samuelson: Discovering Poverty (Again)
#9 Ted Steinberg: Our Tsunami?
#10 Lawrence Goldstone: The White Washing of American History
#11 Michael T. Klare: More Blood, Less Oil
#12 Simon Jenkins: British Official Seeks Control Celebrations Of Historical
#13 Michael Vorenberg: Review of Mary Frances Berry's My Face Is Black Is
True: Callie House and the Struggle for Ex-Slave Reparations
Week of September 12, 2005
#1 Cory Robin: The Fear of the Liberals
#2 Joshua Wolf Shenk: Lincoln's Great Depression
#3 Ari Kelman: America's Underclass Exposed
#4 Daniel Pipes: What If The United States Had Not Invaded Iraq
#5 Martin Kramer: When Scholars Make Predictions About the Middle East I
#6 Joshua Brown: Mission Not Accomplished (Illustration)
#7 Paul Krugman: Not the New Deal
#8 David Greenberg: The Legend of the Scopes Trial (Science didn't really
#9 Rebecca Solnit: The Uses of Disaster
#10 Richard Cohen: What Responsibility?
#11 Margaret Washington: The Unheralded Black Women Who Railed Against
#12 Barbara Demick: South Koreans Clash Over A 1957 Statue Of McArthur
Week of September 5, 2005
#1 Juan Cole: Christopher Hitchens Is Still Hopeful About Iraq?
#2 Daniel Pipes: L.A.'s Thwarted Terror Spree
#3 Victor Davis Hanson: Why We Must Stay in Iraq
#4 Francis Fukuyama: The Price of the Iraq War ... Undermining Support for
the Real War on Islamist Enemies
#5 Elliott Gorn: There's A Long Liberal Tradition of Motherhood and Social
#6 Fred Glass: How Much Longer Will Unions Survive?
#7 Lawrence F. Kaplan: 4 Years After 9-11, We're Still Bowling Alone
#8 Alan Dershowitz: Telling the Truth About Chief Justice Rehnquist
#9 Todd Gitlin: Anti-War America
#10 Larry Elliott : Welcome to The Balmy Days of Another Edwardian Summer
Week of August 22, 2005
#1 Sidney Blumenthal: A Servile Congress Has Let Bush Go on Permanent Vacation
#2 Juan Cole: The Iraqi Constitution ... DOA?
#3 Joseph Ellis: Baghdad's foundering fathers
#4 Gavan McCormack: If You Ran North Korea, You'd Want Nukes too Given American Hostility
#5 Andrei Lankov: Welcome to Capitalism, North Korean Comrades
#6 David N. Gibbs: How Elites Use Pretexts to Manufacture Public Support for War
#7 Daniel Pipes: How Terrorism Obstructs Radical Islam
#8 Gary Hart: Who Will Say 'No More'?
#9 Charles Platt: What the Inventor of the Neutron Bomb Could Teach Us (If Only We Listened)
#10 Catholic Website Calls Hiroshima a Sin and the Complaints Fly
Week of August 15, 2005
#1 David Morse: Why Don't the Media Explain that Oil Drives the Genocide in Darfur?
#2 Douglas R. Burgess Jr.: The Dread Pirate Bin Laden
#3 Paul Krugman: Al Gore Was Elected President in 2004
#4 Daniel Pipes: The End of Treason
#5 Jonathan Cutler and Thaddeus Russell: Workers of the World ... Disunite!
#6 Juan Cole: Iraqis Shouldn't Rush Constitution-Writing Just to Get a Deal
#7 Fumio Matsuo: Tokyo Needs Its Dresden Moment
#8 Roger Pulvers: The Japanese Diplomat Who Saved the Lives of Jews
#9 Norman Solomon: So Now They Are Trashing Cindy Sheehan?
#10 Max Boot: Hamastan? Gaza pullout is worth the risk
Week of August 8, 2005
#1 John Gray: Tom Friedman Is Wrong ... The World Is Round After All
#2 Daniel Pipes: Today Gaza, Tomorrow Jerusalem?
#3 Juan Cole: Iraqis Shouldn't Rush Constitution-Writing Just to Get a Deal
#4 Karen Armstrong: On Misreading Holy Books
#5 Jim Hoagland: Dynasties in Both Saudi Arabia and America
#6 Max Boot: A Dying Man's Cry for Freedom in Iran
#7 Noam Chomsky: We Must Act Now to Prevent Nuclear Holocaust
#8 Michael F. Shaughnessy: Never Have So Few Tried to Teach So Many with So Few Resources
#9 Harvey Wasserman: Nagasaki, the Forgotten Atomic Target
#10 Michael Oren: "Downfall" Is About Letting Germans Off the Hook
Week of August 1, 2005
#1 What Recent Scholarship Concludes About Hiroshima
#2 Christopher Levenick: How the Culture Wars Have Changed Since the Scopes Trial
#3 Juan Cole: Blowback, Big Time
#4 Niall Ferguson & Laurence J. Kotlikoff: Why a New New Deal Is Needed
#5 Daniel Pipes: Why TV Execs Shouldn't Give Extremists a Platform
#6 Mohamad Bazzi: Insurgency Continues Targeting Civilians--Which Is Almost Unprecedented
#7 James Howard Kunstler: Globalization Is an Anomaly and Its Time Is Running Out
#8 Lawrence S. Wittner: What We Need to Do to Make Progress Controlling Nukes
#9 A Texas Scholar Digs into The Dark Truths About the Role of the Texas Rangers in Early-20th-Century Border Wars
#10 Scott Jaschik: The Debate About Jared Diamond's Guns, Germs, and Steel
Week of July 25, 2005
#1 Eliot A. Cohen: A Military Historian Whose Son Is Headed to Iraq Reflects on the War He Supports
#2 Morton Mintz: The Senate Should Ask John Roberts If He Thinks Corporations Are Persons Under the 14th Amendment
#3 Juan Cole: On How US Troops Aren't Coming Home Any Time Soon
#4 Daniel Pipes: British Opinion Surveys from an Islamist Hell
#5 James Ottavio Castagnera: An Open Letter to Liberals
#6 Juan Cole et al: An Exchange About the Middle East in the Wake of the Iraq War
#7 Max Boot: Support for Islamist Terrorists Is Declining
#8 David Kennedy: Our Mercenary Army
#9 Harold Bloom: Walt Whitman, America's Greatest Artist
#10 William Fowler: Massachusetts Should Apologize for the Arcadian Expulsion
Week of July 18, 2005
#1 Victor Davis Hanson: And then They Came After Us
#2 Rick Perlstein: What's Wrong with the Democrats (Interview)
#3 Caleb Carr: Islamist Terrorists Target Us When They Smell Fear
#4 Tom Engelhardt, Mark Danner, Michael Kinsley: The Downing Street Memo
#5 Burke Vs. Horowitz: Does the Left Hate America?
#6 Gavan McCormack: A North Korean Visitor to the White House
#7 Norman Solomon: General Westmoreland’s Death Wish and the War in Iraq
#8 Joshua Brown: Bush's Nominee to the Supreme Court (Illustration)
#9 James Pinkerton: Understand Terrorism? Ridiculous
#10 Martin E. Marty: Radical Islam in Europe
#11 Alan Dershowitz: A Children's Book Celebrates Chomsky and Zinn?
#12 Daniel Pipes: The Apology He Got from an Islamic Group that Claimed He Approved of Hitler
Week of July 11, 2005
#1 Clarence Page: The Memin Pinguin Controversy--And What We Could Learn from Mexico
#2 Alvaro Vargas Llosa: The Selling of Che Guevara
#3 Juan Cole: How Sharon May Trigger Terrorist Attacks in the US
#4 Henry Mark Holzer: Justice O'Connor Was No Conservative on the Bench
#5 Max Boot: The BBC Still Refuses to Call the London Terrorists Terrorists?
#6 Daniel Pipes: Weak Brits, Tough French?
#7 Walter Laqueur: Terrorism Won't Be Defeated in Our Lifetime
#8 Abigail Thernstrom and Edward Blum: Republicans Should Vote to End the Emergency Provisions of the Voting Rights Act of 1965
#9 Alan Dershowitz: New Challenge to Columbia and to Chomsky, Finkelstein, and Cockburn
#10 Christopher Hitchens: Would Thomas Jefferson Have Opposed the Iraq War?
#11 Thomas Woods: The Flat Earth Libel Against Religion
Week of July 4, 2005
#1 Max Boot: Why Throwing Money at Africa Won't Work
#2 Bill Witherup: Richland, WA ... Where They Made the Plutonium Used in The Bomb
#3 Warren Goldstein: Remembering that Liberal Protestants Matter
#4 James Taranto: Has Roe Helped Reduce the Number of Democratic Voters?
#5 Tom Engelhardt: Robbing the Cradle of Civilization
#6 Richard Labunski: Congress Should Call Conventions for Flag Amendment
#7 Murray Polner: What's Needed Are Nuremberg Trials for Terrorists
#8 Norman Solomon Interview: The Lies Presidents Tell in Wartime
#9 Stephanie Coontz: It Was Straights Who Undermined Marriage, Not Gays
#10 Louis Menand: What Is Wanted in a Justice Is ...
#11 James Pinkerton: What the "War of the Worlds" Says About Our Fears in a Post-9-11 World
#12 Martin E. Marty: Did Jesus Believe in the Rapture?
#13 Gary Younge: Why the Story of Racism in the South Doesn't End with the Jailing of Edgar Ray Killen
Week of June 27, 2005
#1 Max Boot: Torture at Gitmo? Ask the Mau Mau
#2 Tom Engelhardt: The Immoral Relativism of the Bush Administration
#3 Juan Cole: Evaluating Bush's Big Speech
#4 Daniel Pipes: Is Allah God?
#5 Sidney Blumenthal: Bush's Empty Words
#6 Eric Hobsbawm: America's Neo-conservative World Supremacists Will Fail
#7 Timothy Naftali: What Bush Could Learn from LBJ
#8 Chris Bray: Concerning the War Historian Who Knows Nothing About the Military
#9 Gil Troy: What's Wrong with Live 8
#10 George Beres: A July 4th to Lament What's Happened to Our Country
#11 Neve Gordon: Sharon's Plan Is Never to Negotiate
#12 Chester Finn: Philadelphia's Misguided Demand for African-American History
Week of June 20, 2005
#1 Max Boot: Why the Rebels Will Lose
#2 Harold Meyerson: No One to Demonize
#3 Diane Ravitch: Ethnomathematics
#4 Jack Rakove: Bush, Nader and the 'I' Word (Impeachment)
#5 Daniel Pipes: Radical Islam as its Own Cure?
#6 Juan Cole: The Revenge of Baghdad Bob
#7 Paul Johnson: The Anti-Semitic Disease
#8 Sidney Blumenthal: Blinded by the Light at the End of the Tunnel
#9 Anne Applebaum: The Only Thing That the Museum of American History Doesn't Do Is Teach History
#10 Alan Wolfe: The Referendum of 2004
#11 Arlie Hochschild: 30 Years Ago We Cared About the Common Man
Week of June 13, 2005
#1 Peter Dreier: Lynching Lessons
#2 Wilfred M. McClay: Bush's Calling
#3 Paul Johnson: What Europe Really Needs
#4 Daniel Pipes: Saudis Import Slaves to America
#5 Clark G. Reynolds: Time for Reality to Replace "PDB" History
#6 Jim Sleeper: Europe 1, American Right 0
#7 John Q. Barrett: "Deep Throat," Justice Jackson and Suicide Pacts
#8 Alan Block: Europe Interrupted
#9 Timothy Garton Ash: Decadent Europe
#10 Keith Windschuttle: The Journalism of Warfare
Week of June 3, 2005
#1 Keith Windschuttle: The Journalism of Warfare
#2 Gil Troy: Legacy of Ronald Reagan
#3 Max Boot: Who's Really Abusing the Koran?
#4 Timothy Garton Ash: Decadent Europe
#5 Sidney Blumenthal: Where Nixon Failed, Bush Has Succeeded in Muzzling the Media
#6 Rodger Citron: After Rehnquist?
#7 Fareed Zakaria: What's Wrong With Europe?
#8 Daniel Pipes: Is Turkey Going Islamist?
#9 Barry Gewen: Forget the Founding Fathers
#10 Norman Solomon: From Watergate to Downing Street -- Lying for War
Week of May 30, 2005
#1 Michiko Kakutani: On the Difference Between Bill Clinton and George W. Bush
#2 Arthur Schlesinger, Jr.: FDR at Yalta (This is a new piece)
#3 Max Boot: Why Europeans Are as Mad as Hell at the New Europe
#4 Edward L. Ayers: What We Can Learn from Our Reconstruction that Will Help in Iraq
#5 David Runciman: How the Right Persuaded Americans to Abolish the Estate Tax
#6 James S. Corum: How the British Defeated Insurgents in Malaya
#7 Ian Buruma: Why he Japanese Are Now Receptive to Patriotic History
#8 Michael McGough: Do Muslims, Christians and Jews Worship the Same God?
#9 Howard Kurtz: Would Deep Throat Be a Hero in 2005?
#10 Mark Danner: To Major in English Is to Wear a Question Mark
Week of May 23, 2005
#1 James Pinkerton: President Bush's Historical Revisionism (The Shame of Memorial Day)
#2 David Domke and Kevin Coe: President Bush's God-Talk
#3 Mark Lilla: Why Americans Are Turning to Religion
#4 Larry Schweikart: My Advice to Conservative Graduate Students
#5 Jonathan Schell: A Revolution in American Nuclear Policy
#6 Weekly Standard: Talk About Dissing the Koran!
#7 Tom Engelhardt: The Return of Body Counting
#8 Niall Ferguson: Failure in Iraq Would Be Ghastly
#9 Howard Zinn: Graduation Address, Spelman College
#10 Max Boot: Gay or Female, Uncle Sam Should Want You
Week of May 16, 2005
#1 Bill Moyers: The Rightwing Attack on PBS
#2 Jacob Heilbrunn: The Left's Flawed View of the American Empire
#3 Juan Cole: The Memo that Proves Bush Lied Us into War
#4 Daniel Pipes: Amazon.com's Koran Desecration Problem
#5 Donald Kagan: In Defense of History
#6 WSJ: Newsweek's Mistake Reflects the Media's Vietnam Obsession
#7 Christopher Hitchens: It's No Mystery What the Jihadists Want in Iraq,
Contrary to What the NYT says
#8 Face-Off on History Education: Jon Weiner Vs. Diane Ravitch
#9Jon Wiener: Israeli Boycott ... A Mistake
#10 Tony de Brum: History Happens Again (Unfortunately) on the Marshall Islands
Week of May 9, 2005
#1 Carlin Romano: What the Media Have Left Out About the Pope's WW II Past
#2 Jess Bravin: Officials at Guantanamo May Be Lucky They Won't Be Held to the Same Standards America Held the Japanese to
#3 Bernard Lewis: The Two Changes that Sabotaged Democracy in the Middle East
#4 Thomas Friedman: Humiliation ... a Terribly Underestimated Force in History
#5 YALTA AND BUSH: Excerpts from Arthur Schlesinger, Jr., Anne Applebaum, John Radzilowski
#6 Mark Ames: The Latvia President Bush Didn't Talk About
#7 George Will: Why Paul Wolfowitz Insists He's Not a Wilsonian
#8 Sidney Blumenthal: Why Tony Blair Could Be the Last Prime Minister to Embrace a U.S. President's Mendacity
#9 Ralph Luker: A Brief History of History Blogs
#10 Mark Selden: Now How Do American Textbooks Treat the Japanese?
Week of May 2, 2005
#1 David Ignatius: What the Civil War Can Teach UIs About Iraq and Successful Occupations (As Taught by James McPherson)
#2 David Brooks: Militant Secularists Should Remember Lincoln's Use of Religion
#3 David Ekbladh: We Should Remember that Nation-Building in Korea Took 52 Years
#4 Ken A. Grant: The Danger in the New Pope's Marriage of Religion and Politics
#5 Matthew Dennis: The Danger of Prayer Breakfasts
#6 Ron Chernow: Why the Attempt by Some Republicans to Eviscerate the Courts Is Unwise
#7 Peter Carlson: Is Bob Jones University Changing?
#8 Martin E. Marty: Is the U.S. in Danger of Becoming a Theocracy?
#9 Daniel Pipes: Why We Shouldn't Be Buddy-Buddy with Hamas
#10 Jonathan Zimmerman: Americans Should Think Twice Before Criticizing Japan's Textbooks
Week of April 25, 2005
#1 Ian Buruma: Denuding the Holocaust of Meaning by Applying It to Political Enemies
#2 Max Boot: So What If Bolton's a Tough Guy
#3 David Starkey: Gunpowder Plot was England's 9/11
#4 Sean Wilentz: Repubs Blocked Far More of Clinton's Judicial Nominations
#5 Tom Engelhardt: Those Persistent Vietnam Echoes
#6 Martin Kramer: Columbia's Misguided Search for a Israel Studies Scholar
#7 Gwynne Dyer: Why Hitler's Evil Is Unlikely to Be Forgotten as Napoleon's Was
#8 FDR's Disability: New Recognition by the Media
#9 So When Did the Gay Rights Movement Begin?
#10 Dana Milbank: Bush's Challenge and FDR's Were Far Different in Promoting Social Security Reform
Week of April 18, 2005
#1 David Ignatius: It's Not Just Bush Who's Nationalistic ... The Whole World Is
#2 Sidney Blumenthal: Holy Warriors ... George Bush and Pope Benedict XVI
#3 Eric Alterman: The Bush Administration's War on the Media
#4 Juan Cole: The New McCarthyism
#5 Fred Hiatt: China Is in No Position to Lecture Japan About Facing the Truth About History
#6 Cass R. Sunstein: The Republican Assault on the Judiciary
#7 Jeffrey Hart: Populism, Evangelicalism--And the Bush Administration
#8 Theodore K. Rabb: No Child Left Behind Is Hurting History
#9 Ben Yagoda: Why We Got a Better Feel for What It Was Like to be a Soldier in WW II
#10 Who Was Benedict XV?
#11 Arun Pereira: The Relevance of the New Papacy
Week of April 11, 2005
#1 Juan Cole: Thomas Friedman's Slander of Middle East Studies and How it is Wrong and Ignorant
#2 Eric Alterman: How Did Neo-Cons Take Over America?
#3 Daniel Pipes: The Forcible Removal of Israelis from Gaza
#4 Neve Gordon: What Bush Has Learned from Israel About Occupations
#5 Eric Foner: What the NYT Got Wrong About the Columbia University Dispute
#6 Linda Greenhouse: The Evolution of Justice Blackmun (He Wasn't Always Sensitive to Women's Rights)
#7 Kai Bird and Martin Sherwin: If Only Robert Oppenheimer Had Got His Way on Nukes We Wouldn't Have to Worry About Bin Laden Getting Them
#8 David Oshinsky: The Many People Who Helped End Polio in America
#9 Jerry Taylor and Peter Van Doren: Repeating Jimmy Carter's Mistaken Energy "Solutions"
#10 Terry M. Neal: Bush's Historically Low Poll Numbers
Week of April 4, 2005
#1 Sidney Blumenthal: How the White House Is Exploiting the Pope
#2 Steven Calabresi and James Lindgren: Why Supreme Court Justices Should Be Term Limited
#3 Jeffrey L. Pasley: How History Helped Me Realize the Importance of Social Security
#4 Chalmers Johnson: Wake Up!
#5 Kevin Baker: Defending Massachusetts from Republican Attacks
#6 Max Boot: Ahmad Chalabi, CIA Scapegoat
#7 Daniel Pipes: Ariel Sharon's Folly Will Only Embolden Terrorists
#8 David Ignatius: Why Bush Is Dropping in the Polls
#9 Mark Danner: What Iraqis Thought About the January Elections
#10 Deborah Lipstadt: C-Span's Revisionist History
Week of March 28, 2005
#1 Sidney Blumenthal: How the Right Is Using Bush After He Tried to Use them (Schiavo Case)
#2 Mike Wallace: What Liberals Can Learn from a History of the Stock Market
#3 Tom Barry, Laura Carlsen, and John Gershman: President Bush Needs to Change Course and Adopt the Good Neighbor Policy
#4 Carolyn Eisenberg: Why Their Destiny Is Not in Iraqis' Hands
#5 Joshua Brown: Bush and the End of the Senate Filibuster (Illustration)
#6 Ruth Rosen: We Should Be Talking About the Impact of Social Security on Women
#7 Max Hastings: What Israelis Need to Do to Make Peace Happen
#8 Daniel Pipes: Anti-Semitism in Muslim Schools
#9 Updating the Devil's Dictionary in the Bush Era
#10 Leon Fink: How History Departments Hire
Week of March 21, 2005
#1 Robert Reich: The Democrats Need a New Narrative
#2 Peter Charles Hoffer: Concerning the Democratic Party's Effort to Reframe the Abortion Debate
#3 Scott Sherman: Columbia University's Middle East Crisis
#4 Hendrik Hertzberg: George Bush, Ingrate (Re: Social Security)
#5 Gil Troy: We Live in the Age of Reagan (And Ralph Lauren)
#6 Max Boot: 500 Miles Per Gallon!
#7 Doron Ben-Atar: The Music Industry Needs to Get Real About Music Piracy
#8 Kevin Baker: Maybe Democrats Should Just Wait 4 Years and See What Happens
#9 Does the Vatican Owe an Apology to Muslims for the Crusades?
#10 Martin Miller: Are Reenactments Good TV AND Good History?
Week of March 14, 2005
#1 Richard Cohen: C-Span's Idea of Balance Is to Feature Holocaust Denier
#2 John Zogby: How Bush Can Use the Social Security Debate to Create a Republican Majority (Even If He Loses)
#3 Edward Berkowitz: Proposed Major Overhauls of Social Programs Usually Fail
#4 Jeffrey Rosen: Why Liberals May Miss Chief Justice Rehnquist
#5 Thomas Fleming: Why Election Day Meant More to the Irish in My Youth than St. Patrick's Day
#5 David Greenberg: The Nixon Library Can't Be Trusted
#6 Peter Grier: Why Reforming Social Security in 2005 Is Harder than It Was in 1983
#7 Max Boot: Imagine If Ward Churchill Had Referred to the Victims of AIDS as "Little Perverts"
#8 Interview: Barry Rubin and Judith Colp Rubin on Anti-Americanism
#9 Steven Aftergood: Missing Files in the Age of Information
#10 Victor Davis Hanson: How the U.S. Made a Positive Difference in the Last 15 Years
Week of March 7, 2005
#1 Juan Cole: Paul Wolfowitz's Mistakes
#2 Daniel Pipes: Why All May Not Work Out as Well in the Middle East as We Now Hope
#3 Bret Stephens: Why Journalists Often Make a Mush of the First Draft of History
#4 James G. Hershberg: JFK's Secret Attempt to Defuse the Missile Crisis with the Help of Brazil
#5 David Brooks: What Went Wrong with the Great Society? Just Ask the Scholars Behind the Public Interest
#6 Editorial in the Nation: U.S. Triumphalism Is Not Warranted by Events in the Middle East
#7 Ellis Cose: 40 Years After the Moynihan Report--What Have We Learned?
#8 Larry Berman's Suit to Obtain Select PDB's from the CIA
#9 Anne C. Bailey: It's Time We Research What the Slave Trade Meant to Africans
#10 Jim Gilcrhist: Was Stalin Murdered?
Week of February 28, 2005
#1 Juan Cole: Should We Be Scared that Iraq's Apparent New Leader Is from the Dawa Party ?
#2 Daniel Pipes: Why Liberals Need to Start Focusing on Security http://hnn.us/roundup/entries/10503.html
#3 Diana Muir: What's Wrong with the National Museum of the American Indian http://hnn.us/roundup/entries/10577.html
#4 Nouritza Matossian: When Its Finest Novelist Attacked Turkey's Bloody Past
#5 Why the Japanese Have Forgotten the Firebombing of Tokyo in 1945 http://hnn.us/roundup/entries/10511.html
#6 Richard Cohen: Coolidge's Wise Observation (George W. Are You Listening?) http://hnn.us/roundup/entries/10565.html
#7 Kirkpatrick Sale: The Collapse of the American Empire Is Coming in the Next 15 Years or so http://hnn.us/roundup/entries/10551.html
#8 Roger Cohen: The Jewish-American POWS Who Were Sent to Concentration Camps http://hnn.us/roundup/entries/10554.html
#9 The Revisionist Attempts to Minimize the Nanjing Massacre Are Appalling http://hnn.us/roundup/entries/10556.html
#10 Nevada's Atomic Testing Museum--Why Some Are Critical http://hnn.us/roundup/entries/10559.html
Week of February 21, 2005
#1 Sam Wineburg: Shouldn't Teachers of History Have Majored in History?
#2 Ellen Goodman: The Republicans Turn to FDR to Help Sell Social Security "Reform"
#3 Max Boot: Thomas Wood's Factually Wrong History http://hnn.us/roundup/entries/10460.html
#4 Stephen F. Cohen: Gorbachev's Lost Legacy http://hnn.us/roundup/entries/10446.html
#5 Bruce Shapiro: Ward Churchill, Scholar http://hnn.us/roundup/entries/10445.html
#6 Deborah E. Lipstadt: Online Chat About Her Holocaust Case http://hnn.us/roundup/entries/10442.html
#7 Michela Wrong: Belgium's Amnesia About the Congo http://hnn.us/roundup/entries/10454.html
#8 Richard Parker: Galbraith, JFK and Vietnam (Nation Mag.) http://hnn.us/roundup/entries/10431.html
#9 Harold Bloom: The 3 Books You'd Want on a Desert Island http://hnn.us/roundup/entries/10403.html
#10 Ford & Carter: These Are the Most Partisan Times They've Seen
Week of February 14, 2005
#1 Hendrik Hertzberg: Iraq's Election Was a Lot More Meaningful than Vietnam's in 1967
#2 Dov S. Zakheim: A Former Bush Defense Official Questions the Party Line About the Desirability of Planting Democracies in the Middle East
#3 David Corn: Negroponte's Dark Past
#4 David M. Kennedy: Does the W in George W's Name Stand for Woodrow Wilson?
#5 Georgy Bulychev: One Way Out of the Korean Mess
#6 Catesby Leigh: Louis I. Kahn's Splendid Design for an FDR Memorial
#7 Tristram Hunt: Historians Are in Cahoots with the Bush Administration
#8 Justin Ewers: Fresh Takes on Lincoln's Boyhood
#9 Peter Steinfels: A. Lincoln, Theologian
#10 Max Hastings: The Japanese Mistreatment of POW's--And Still They Don't Apologize
Week of February 7, 2005
#1 FAREED ZACKARIA: Bush Should Remember that Even Lincoln Changed
Strategies When They Weren't Working
#2 NIALL FERGUSON: Why We Have to Stay in Iraq
#3 NEVE GORDON: What Is Happening in the American-Dominated Middle East Is
Something New: Democratic Occupation
#4 PATRICK BUCHANAN: They Attacked Us Because We Love Freedom?
#5 QUENTIN P. TAYLOR: So Was the Wizard of Oz an Allegory for Populism?
#6 MUZAMIL JALEEL: My Search for a Village in Kashmir Untouched by
Violence--And Why I Almost Gave Up
#7 GARY LEMKE: The Obituary of Max Schmeling ... Nazi Icon?
#8 GEORGE F. WILL: Why Did George Bush Mention the Homestead Act in His
#9 OLEG PREUSNER: Columbia University's One-Sided Conference About Israel
#10 A.N.WILSON: When It Finally Occurred to Me that Disraeli Was a Racist
Week of January 31, 2005
#1 George F. Will: Why Did George Bush Mention the Homestead Act in His Inaugural?
#2 Do the Tories Just Want Sanitized History?
#3 Daniel Gross (Slate): The One Democrat Republicans Are Still Scared of: FDR
#4 Martin Kramer: Columbia University Compounds Its Errors
#5 Daniel Pipes: The Unhealthy Influence of Saudi Money
#6 Kiron Skinner: Bush Has Been Sounding the Same Themes for Years (Just
Like Reagan Did)
#7 Andrew Roberts: Why Did Napoleon Lose the Battle of Waterloo? Finally,
#8 Deborah Lipstadt: Holocaust Denial Is Alive and Well in the Middle East
#9 Was Sirhan Sirhan Framed? (Los Angeles Times)
#10 Thane Peterson: Iraq's Lesson ... History Matters
Week of January 24, 2005
#1 Why Did Denmark Jews Survive While Dutch Jews Died in the Holocaust?
#2 Adam Cohen: Now a Bestseller ... A Rightwing History book that Celebrates Politically Incorrect History
#3 What Many People Don't Realize About the Holocaust Death Camps
#4 Martin Gilbert: Should the Allies Have Bombed Auschwitz?
#5 David Horowitz: Why I Am Not Celebrating John Hope Franklin's Birthday
#6 Jonathan Spence: Why China Is Having Trouble Giving Zhao Ziyang a Decent Funeral
#7 Murray Polner: The Struggle for 0il and Power: Is Iran Next?
#8 Daniel Pipes: The Future of Judaism
#9 Mark Levene: The Political Misuse of Holocaust Memorial Day
#10 Michael Kessler: The Controversy Over Prayers at the Inauguration
#11 Martin Kramer: Columbia University's Darkest Hour
Week of January 17, 2005
#1 Jon Wiener: The Chemical Industry Attack on 2 Historians
#2 Daniel Gross: Social Security Bashing ... An Historical Perspective
#3 Jeff Madrick: Capitalism and Government Go Hand in Hand
#4 David Broder: How Bush Hopes to Avoid Fate of Past Presidents' Second
#5 Roger Pulvers: The Japanese Have Never Taken Responsibility for Their
#6 Susan Jacoby: Once Upon a Time Darwin Was Accepted by Religious
#7 Vicky A. Checter: Alexander's Road In Iraq Parallels U.S.
#8 Myron H. Thompson: Do You Know Who Draco Was? Do You Know Why You Should
#9 Harold Meyerson: Bush and LBJ Compared
#10 Second Term Establishes Bush Dynasty, Eases Sting Of 1992 Loss
Week of January 10, 2005
#1 John Lewis Gaddis: Bush's Midcourse Corrections
#2 Martin E. Marty: Maybe We Should Take Andrew Greeley's Advice on the War in Iraq and Just Get Out
#3 The Tsunami that Lisbon Never Recovered from
#4 Daniel Pipes: Hooray for Fox for Running a Prime Time Show that Deals with Islamist Terrorism
#5 Interview with Edwin Black: Banking on Baghdad: Inside Iraq's 7,000-Year History of War, Profit, and Conflict
#6 Renato Redentor Constantino: So We Want Praise for Our Efforts in Asia?
#7 The French Need to Confront Their Own History of Anti-Semitism
#8 Interview with Dore Gold: Why the UN Has Failed
#9 Gregory Kane: Would Schwerner Have Died in Mississippi Had He Not Been in Baltimore First?
#10 Ray Takeyh: What We Need to Promote in the Middle East Are Political Parties
Week of December 27, 2004
#1 How History Was Affected by Krakatoa: The Effect of Natural Disasters
#2 WSJ: George Bush beat John Kerry. Now he must beat Richard Nixon
#3 Joshua Brown: Doing All We Can to Help the Victims of the Tsunami? (Illustration)
#4 Simon Jenkins: The Folly of Our Leaders
#5 Robert Samuelson: The Great Forces that Are Reshaping the World's Economy (and Ours)
#6 The Return of the Troubled Vet
#7 Barack Obama Compared with Harry Truman
#8 Years from Now Historians Will Probably See Oil as a Cause of the Iraq War
#9 Timothy Noah: We Still Don't Have a Name for the first Decade of the 21st Century
#10 Reverend Jesse Lee Peterson: Kwanzaa --"Racist Holiday from Hell"
Week of December 20, 2004
#1 David Broder: About John Lewis Gaddis's Advice to the Bush Administration
#2 Stanley I. Kutler: A Shocking Poll Reveals that the Internment of Muslims Would Win Support from Millions
#3 Mark Danner: How Bush Really Won
#4 Michael Lind: The Effect of New England's Take-Over of the Democratic Party
#5 Not Even Lincoln During the Civil War Had a "Stop-Loss" Policy
#6 Bruce Thornton: Frank Rich's Litany of Liberal Myths
#7 Eric Boehlert: Bush's Astonishingly Low Poll Numbers Are Unprecedented
#8 Iraq's Library Struggles To Piece Together National History
#9 Victor Davis Hanson: Why Oliver Stone's Movie About Alexander the Great Is a Bore
#10 James Kurth: The British Roots of America Are Real
Week of December 13, 2004
#1 Robert D. Kaplan: How to Assess What's Happening in the Middle East http://hnn.us/roundup/entries/9126.html
#2 Rick Perlstein: What the Democrats Should Do (And Shouldn't) http://hnn.us/roundup/entries/9069.html
#3 Alan Brinkley: What the Democrats Have to Do Now http://hnn.us/roundup/entries/9068.html
#4 Jonathan Tepperman: Anti-Anti-Americanism (NYT Book Review) http://hnn.us/roundup/entries/9127.html
#5 An Interview with Roger Kimball ... The Rape of the Masters: How Political Correctness Sabotages Art http://hnn.us/roundup/entries/9121.html
#6 An Historical Look At War-time Inaugurations http://hnn.us/roundup/entries/9101.html
#7 NYT: Was Lincoln Gay? New Controversy http://hnn.us/roundup/entries/9079.html
#8 Israel's Attack on Osiraq: A Model for Future Preventive Strikes? http://hnn.us/roundup/entries/9054.html
#9 The Political Calculations of Richard Nixon that Lay Behind the First King Tut Visit http://hnn.us/roundup/entries/9120.html
#10. German Immigration Issues Compared To 1950s/1960s Problems http://hnn.us/roundup/entries/9108.html
Week of December 6, 2004
#1 Eric Foner: Rarely Has an Election Left Progressives in Such Despair http://hnn.us/roundup/entries/8917.html
#2 Juan Cole: Just How Many Insurgencies Has the West Succeeded in Putting Down? http://hnn.us/roundup/entries/8863.html
#3 The Nuclear Options Republicans May Use to Stop Senate Filibusters of Court Nominees http://hnn.us/roundup/entries/8994.html
#4 Tony Judt: The Problem Ukraine Poses for Europe http://hnn.us/roundup/entries/8901.html
#5 Lawrence Of Arabia Evaluated In Light Of Problems In Iraq http://hnn.us/roundup/entries/8979.html
#6 Susanne Urban: Anti-Semitism in Germany Today http://hnn.us/roundup/entries/8998.html
#7 Ralph Nader Interviewed By The Guardian http://hnn.us/roundup/entries/8974.html
#9 James Woolsey: The Long War of the 21st Century http://hnn.us/roundup/entries/8959.html
#10 Peter Beinart: Liberals Need to Follow Truman's Example to Be Taken Seriously on Security http://hnn.us/roundup/entries/8958.html
#11 Bill Moyers: The Danger Ideologues Pose http://hnn.us/roundup/entries/8902.html
#12 Author Facing Excommunication For Questioning Origins Of Mormonism http://hnn.us/roundup/entries/8989.html
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