As armed conflicts cover the globe, the United States struggles to gear up
The new global conflict with Russia and China is playing out like a game of 3D chess, with the U.S. up in some areas but losing in others
The U.S. is losing its economic advantage in a new era of global conflict
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
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
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
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
The State Department cables show that the Palestinian leader was a key asset to the U.S. during the Kissinger years