Josh White / 06 Sep 2021

The Media’s War

Afghanistan and the Press

Throughout the US war in Afghanistan, Western media framed the conflict in terms that suited the governments of the day.(...)

Joel Schalit / 22 Apr 2020

The Italian Campaign

Russia Threatens the Press

The threat was unambiguous. “He that diggeth a pit, shall fall into it,” wrote Russia's Defence Ministry Spokesman Major General Igor Konashenkov, on Facebook.(...)
Charlie Bertsch / 06 Sep 2019

The Art of the Con

Trump’s Greenland Fakeout

When the word got out that Donald Trump had expressed interest in purchasing Greenland for the United States, reaction varied a great deal. (...)

Anna Ahronheim / 24 Jul 2019

Letting Go of Turkey

Why The West Failed

It could have changed Europe. Negotiating to join the EU since 2005, Turkey's aspirations, though still a government priority, could not be further from reality today.(...)
John Foster / 26 Apr 2019

The Way We Were

Britain At War

Long ago, while earning a library science degree, I worked as a manuscripts processing archivist at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. I handled letters and materials from the 17th century to the present.(...)

Johannes Simon / 27 Feb 2019

Back in Their Tanks Again

Germany and Its Military

In a widely noticed speech at the 2014 Munich Security Conference, President Joachim Gauck called on Germany to play a more “active” role in the world. This would include “not to say ‘no’ on principle” to military interventions.(...)

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