The NYT journalist and the British historian shot barbs at each other over US atrocities and the idea of withdrawing from Vietnam.
Category Archive: foreign policy
Nixon long portrayed himself as a victim of the press. However, from the 1952 Checkers speech to his post-presidency PR offensives, Nixon proved himself an able manipulator of the media.
Le Carré elevated quit lit into something sublime and deserving of literary awards, unlike my overwrought internet Weltschmertz.
Any film that so handedly breaks from the mainstream script about Cuba deserves our praise—and our scrutiny.
Huddled Arabs in the Americas: Stacy Fahrenthold on Syrian & Lebanese Migrants in Argentina, Brazil & the US
Fahrenthold’s new book reveals a complex story of global migration and shifting identities and allegiances, as both the Middle East and Latin America were transformed.
White men — what are they thinking? What do they think about what they think? Is it good to write thinkpieces on thinking about how white men think?
Paul Simon was asked to say a few words during a concert back in 1973. His response? “Let’s […]
What do the CIA and Gandhi have in common? Both were advocates of what historian Daniel Immerwahr calls “community development.”