Jonathan Schell

  • Jonathan Schell's Legacy

    by Jim Sleeper

    Schell strengthened the bridge between republican commitments and cosmopolitan openings.

  • A Fond Farewell to Jonathan Schell

    by Jim Sleeper

    Schell represented a WASP cultural sensibility and poured it into the beginnings of a transracial, global civil society.

  • How Did the Gates of Hell Open in Vietnam?

    by Jonathan Schell

    American soldier burning a dwelling during the My Lai massacre on March 16, 1968. Credit: U.S. Army.For half a century we have been arguing about “the Vietnam War.” Is it possible that we didn’t know what we were talking about? After all that has been written (some 30,000 books and counting), it scarcely seems possible, but such, it turns out, has literally been the case.