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The new US envoy to the United Nations, Richard Holbrooke, has personal experience of how frustrating it can be to negotiate, even when speaking in the name of that mega-cliché, "the world
It all began in the heat of the summer of 1940. Hitler was at his peak in Europe. France had been defeated.
In the summer of 1941, Adolf Hitler's apparently invincible Wehrmacht was grinding hundreds of miles into the Soviet Union, spreading mayhem all the way.
Americans aren't much for history these days. History is for Europeans--for Germans, with their thickets of theory, and the French, who are forever going on about their revolution.
They call him "the world's most famous bank guard": Christoph Meili, the former night watchman at the Union Bank of Switzerland in Zurich who in 1997 rescued from the shredder documents that desc
A perplexing disconnect from reality haunts the American financial community.
Few Latino writers have challenged homophobia and machismo as fiercely as Jaime Manrique.
Scratch a philosopher, find a reductionist revolutionary.
The estimates of the number of books written about World War I are in the hundreds of thousands.