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How Historians Lost Their Public

by Thomas Bender

The scholarship of the past couple of generations is too valuable to keep to ourselves.

The one-dot theory of history

by Louis Menan

Predicting the present is nearly as hard as predicting the future.

Syria: ISIL Conquest of Yarmouk Palestinian Camp refutes Israeli Propaganda

by Juan Cole

On Wednesday, the extremist Daesh (ISIS, ISIL) group, known for its brutal beheadings and mass murder, took over the Yarmouk Palestinian refugee camp inside Damascus city limits.

Why Yemen Matters

by Daniel Pipes

The Middle East witnessed something radically new two days ago, when the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia responded to a plea by Yemen's president and led a 10-country coalition to intervene in the air and on the ground in the country.

Satellite Images Don’t Lie

by Stephen H. Savage

What it’s like to be an archaeologist watching ISIS and other groups destroy important sites in the Middle East.

Clones on the Court

by Akhil Reed Amar

A Supreme Court that once included former senators and governors is populated today by judges with identical résumés. Here's why that's a mistake.

The End of History, Part II

by Lynne V. Cheney

The new Advanced Placement U.S. history exam focuses on oppression, group identity and Reagan the warmonger.

Why Reconstruction Matters

by Eric Foner

The post-Civil War era dealt with many of the same issues we grapple with today.

Is Texas Southern, Western, or Truly a Lone Star?

by John Nova Lomax

For most Texans, reveling in cowboy culture as a birthright or ancestral heritage is a fiction.

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