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Yom Kippur War

  • Originally published 09/04/2013

    The Long Arm of the October War

    Kenneth Weisbrode

    The 1973 War wasn't just a turning point in Middle East affairs -- it was also a critical battlefield of the Cold War.

  • Originally published 09/03/2013

    Revolutionary Situations are Inherently Messy

    Revolutionary Moments

    Social scientists who study revolutions and other historical processes generally look for patterns and similarities. Historians, by contrast, have traditionally focused on factors that are specific to each situation, in each time and in each place. They seek to understand the particularities of each situation, rather than generalize about commonalities.