Bruce Cumings

Bruce Cumings teaches at the University of Chicago and is the author of The Korean War (Random House, 2010).

Reflections on ‘Containment’ Reflections on ‘Containment’

Bush will have trouble in the long run selling the "axis of evil" and other myths.

Feb 14, 2002 / Feature / Bruce Cumings

The Emperor’s Old Clothes The Emperor’s Old Clothes

Bush's national security advisers aren't up to the tasks before them.

Feb 1, 2001 / Feature / Bruce Cumings

The American Ascendancy The American Ascendancy

The turn of the millennium provided yet another occasion to celebrate a triumphant American Century.

Apr 20, 2000 / Feature / Bruce Cumings

Korean My Lai Korean My Lai

Repressed memory is the ammunition of history, returning when one least expects it to puncture the complacency of the present.

Oct 7, 1999 / Editorial / Bruce Cumings