When war broke out, black Americans fought in segregated units to serve their country. The breath of freedom they experienced in Europe flamed the fight for equality when they returned home. [Read now...]
How engineers helped the Allies defeat Nazi Germany and win World War II. [Read now...]
US history is filled with instances where one partisan side charges that the other side’s positions will lead to national ruin. Now, both sides accuse the other of betraying their country. [Read now...]
No one is saying she has done a stellar job, but other prime ministers have made mistakes like Theresa May. [Read now...]
Bloody Sunday: As former British soldier faces murder charges, Northern Ireland still divided by legacy of violence.
Dr. Connal Parr explains why a broad amnesty for Northern Ireland’s Troubles remains unlikely. [Read now...]
Several pro-Brexit figures have made some spurious historical claims lately. [Read now...]
“Europe is the best place on Earth, and the EU the best political invention in our history,” Donald Tusk.
As he was awarded a honorary doctorate at a German University yesterday night, the President of the EU Council, Donald Tusk, gave an emotional acceptance speech that also addressed the growing populism in Europe, authoritarian EU leaders and UK Brexiteers. [Read now...]
If the notion that history repeats itself is accurate, it is nowhere truer than in the Middle East where the international community, caught by surprise by the 2011 popular Arab revolts, has reverted to opting for political stability as opposed to sustainability... [Read now...]
With its flags and face paint, Australia Day is officially a patriotic celebration of ‘what’s great about Australia.’ Yet every year the holiday sparks heated discussions among many Australians over their country’s past and its legacy. [Read now...]