Précis Germany and Japan took the lead in the terror bombing of cities during World War II, acts that sparked outrage from President Roosevelt and many others. U.S. bombing, by contrast, hewed to strategic targets, prioritizing military ... Japan Focus, 3 days ago
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ON MY MIND In his annual state-of-the nation speech, Vladimir Putin said that "the battle against corruption isn't a show." The Kremlin leader also said it was necessary to eliminate censorship in the "global information space." He said that ...Radio Free Europe, 3 days ago
Cocktails with Sartre and dark memories of Gaddafi … explores extraordinary lives• Laura Cumming got the year off to a luminous start with The Vanishing Man (Chatto & Windus), which consists of two abbreviated life stories, entwined like a ...The Guardian, 3 days ago
O ne оf thе strangest episodes in Donald Trump's verу weird campaign wаs thе appearance оf аn Englishman looking rather pleased with himself аt a rallу оn Aug. 24 in Jackson, Miss. Thе Englishman wаs Nigel Farage, introduced bу Trump ...NewspaperPost, 5 days ago
Eri Hotta, former research fellow at the National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies in Tokyo, talked about her book, Japan 1941: Countdown to… read more Japan 1941: Countdown to Infamy Eri Hotta, former research fellow at the National ...C-SPAN, 1 week ago
By Zhongsheng Mr. President, this is no ordinary trial, for here we are waging a part of the determined battle of civilization to preserve the entire world from destruction … If there is no justification for punishment of individuals who have ...Mareeg.com, 2 weeks ago
from 15:30 to 17:00 Professor Emeritus of History and Economics Jan de Vries (University of California, Berkeley) will be the first speaker in the Utrecht Historical Lecture Series 2016-2017. History and the social sciences In his lecture ...Universiteit Utrecht, 3 weeks ago
It is impossible to conjure up the agony visited upon Hiroshima's 70 years ago as you walk around the rebuilt city, with its airy shopping centres and tree-lined boulevards. Photos of the vaporised city taken in August 1945 are poor, grainy ...The Statesman, 3 weeks ago
I recently joined a tour in Bucharest of the Palace of Parliament, the gigantic folly built in the 1980s on the orders of the late Romanian dictator Nicolae Ceausescu, who was executed before he could see it finished. The statistics rehearsed by our ...Gulf News, 3 weeks ago
Tom Hayden, who has died aged 76, was, during the 1960s, the poster boy for the American radical Left, an activist one step away from a "commie" according to his critics, a tireless campaigner for social justice according to his admirers; he was ...Irish Independent, 4 weeks ago
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