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  • Our 'Merciful' Ending to the 'Good War'

    by Christian Appy

    "Here we are, 70 years after the nuclear obliteration of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, and I'm wondering if we've come even one step closer to a moral reckoning with our status as the world's only country to use atomic weapons to slaughter human beings."

  • Bad Analogies Abounding on Iran Deal

    by Jim Lobe

    In their desperation to sabotage the nuclear deal between the P5+1 and Iran, neoconservative foes of the Joint Comprehensive Program of Action (JCPOA) are resorting to all kinds of historical analogies.

  • Year of the Woman

    In the fall of 1973, a documentary following women’s rights proponents at the 1972 Democratic Convention played at a small Greenwich Village theater to crowds wrapping around the block. But after a limited run, the film disappeared for more than 40 years.

  • Trump: What's the Deal?

    A 2012 documentary Trump tried to suppress can be seen on the web.

  • Roundup Top 10!

    This week's broad sampling of opinion pieces found on the Internet, as selected by the editors of HNN.

  • Yes, It Could Happen Again

    by Roger Cohen

    Instability in Ukraine, chaos in Syria, conflict in the East China Sea—the trigger points for World War III are in place.

  • The Iran Deal and the Rut of History

    by Leon Wieseltier

    Has the Obama administration’s pursuit of new beginnings blinded it to enduring enmities? Leon Wieseltier comes out against the Iran deal.

  • The Obama library lands on Chicago

    by Rick Perlstein

    Like so many things Obamian, when it comes to transparency, fantasies of reform turn to ashes in our mouths.

  • Infographic: A History of Unfinished Projects

    by John Harrison

    These are examples of unfinished construction projects throughout the globe. Some ran into financial difficulty and are still wating to be completed, while others were abandoned due to political upheaval.

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