Only those who lived in its shadow seem to be worried about contemporary parallels
Newly edited travel journals from 1965 show the poet infatuated and disillusioned with communist Cuba, Czechoslovakia, the Soviet Union, and Poland
As Norman Podhoretz turns 89 today, he looks back on the long journey from Brooklyn to Manhattan
Tuskegee was hardly the last time American medical researchers used men in unethical experiments
Did the U.S. choose to ignore the source of 1999 bombings that propelled the security-agency bureaucrat to the top post he has never relinquished?
Lessons from Italian-American anti-fascist Carlo Tresca, and from the Civil Rights era
Do Russians historically prefer Republicans to win over Democrats?
Sana Krasikov’s ‘boldly imagined’ new novel sees Russia as a place where it is impossible to keep your hands clean
Let the game of kings provide you with an ancient, soothing remedy: a deep and intimate engagement with people
Jackson, Polk, and—Kissinger?
‘Pawn Sacrifice’ tells the story of the 1972 World Chess Championship in Iceland, a Cold War match between Boris Spassky of the Soviet Union and American Bobby Fischer
The state of jihad and counter-jihad, in the middle of a long war
New book says U.S. intelligence agencies used 1,000 Nazis in the 1950s
What happened when Kenneth Fearing’s Communist sympathies came up against his ideas about art?
Nicholas Kristof’s totally reasonable, utterly delusional recipe for peace
The Pax Americana is over in the Middle East, and now the jockeying starts to see who will come out ahead
Ella German declined Oswald’s proposal, putting him on course to return to the U.S.—where he would assassinate the president
Why the U.S.-Israel alliance may be returning to its Cold War roots
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