Zachary Jacobson

Zachary Jacobson

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Dr. Zachary Jonathan Jacobson holds a Ph.D. in Cold War History from Northwestern University. His essays explore current affairs through the lens of history. His publications have ranged from USA Today to the Steinbeck Review. He is also the author of the-watch.blog.

Recent blog posts by this author

On Syria and the Confusion of Consuming News in the Age of Trump

We were warned. What would happen? Who could we trust? In the era of fake news, “alternative facts,” insult, and innuendo, when the time came…who was to be believed? In the fog of war--even of limited war and tactical skirmishes--the truth...