Knowledge of Khrushchev's reaction cited above is personal; he was the author's grandfather.
Confronted with the inexplicable, policy-makers and pundits alike grope for the apt historical analogy. It's a natural human reaction.
Sadly, some on the left are angrier about NATO's bombing than they are about the Serbian forces' atrocities, even though Milosevic's men have killed more in one Kosovan village than have all the
During the Balkan war of 1912, Leon Trotsky was a war correspondent for a group of liberal Russian and Ukrainian newspapers.
The world is a bleak canvas, all black and white, with only some grays "so that the black and the white [don't] bump into each other so hard." The gods are quarrelsome and bored.
President Clinton's address attempting to justify--after the fact--the US-led NATO bombing of Serbia should set off alarms.
President Clinton's decision to use military force against the Serbs was not simply a calculated response to Slobodan Milosevic's intransigence.
The present lull in the fighting between Eritrea and Ethiopia may lead to a shift in their bitterly fought contest to the negotiating table, but an end to hostilities between two of the poorest
Henry Kissinger, realpolitiker nonpareil, never gave a damn about human rights.
The recent release of the report of the Historical Clarification Commission in Guatemala has injected new energy into a process that has been faltering since the signing of the December 1996 peac