It's possible that Congress can't find a way, despite the support of bipartisan majorities, to continue funding Ukraine in its fight against Vladimir Putin's Russia.
This would have to rank, not necessarily as the worst, but perhaps the stupidest, most senseless abandonment of a U.S. ally ever. We've pulled the rug out from under allied ...Read more
Henry Kissinger, the great American statesman who has died at age 100, stands accused by his critics of many things, but perhaps the most outlandish is that he bears responsibility for the killing fields of Pol Pot's Cambodia.
Implementing a radical communist vision drawn from Mao and especially the Cultural Revolution, Pol Pot and his ...Read more
The figure of Napoleon has long been an object of fascination, but the new Ridley Scott biopic makes one wonder why.
The film, perhaps inadvertently, partakes of the spirit of the times. The so-called Great Man theory of history -- that it is exceptionally talented men who bend events to their will -- is out of favor. Accordingly, the movie ...Read more
The Pilgrims were unquestionably “settler colonialists.” As such, they are increasingly out of favor as Thanksgiving begins to suffer some of the erosion that has drastically diminished Columbus Day. Thanksgiving is too big a holiday to get dethroned, at least anytime soon, but it’s worth sticking up for the Pilgrims now accused of myriad ...Read more