If the American people continue to avert their eyes from the slow death of an abandoned city, their communities may soon be the next to fail.
History sheds no new light on their guilt or innocence. But it does make clear that their trial and execution was an unjust and intolerable act of barbarism.
Lois Gordon's new biography of Nancy Cunard brings the legendary heiress and activist back to life.
The reasons for Günter Grass's silence about his membership in the Waffen SS remain safely hidden in his new memoir.
This is the belllicose imperial presidency the authors of our Constitution warned us about.
A new take on Israel/Palestine: Could Israel's architecture be the solution to the insoluble disputes?
Five new books explore the failed progressive movements in Iran, and the dilemma the US left faces today.
Peter Morgan's new play is highly entertaining; Frank Langella's portrait of Nixon is brutally amusing; yet the play is historically inaccurate.
Official Washington wants to avoid the "divisive ordeal" of looking at what went wrong in Iraq. But upcoming hearings for Admiral Michael Mullins' nomination as chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff is the perfect opportunity.
A new book on the history of Western complicity in Iraq takes an unsparing look at how the first Bush and Clinton administrations set the stage for disaster.