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While the COVID-19 pandemic's future course remains uncertain, there are lessons to be gleaned from history's most famous plagues.
As both Europe and the United States crackdown on international travel, one academic has a few notes on how the new coronavirus affects the situation abroad.
There is no question that the fall of the Berlin Wall was a good thing. Several other questions do remain around its history however.
The media spin is predictable: President Donald Trump has abandoned America’s gallant Kurdish allies to face the prospect of a Turkish invasion alone.
Robert Louis Stevenson’s novella of split personality, the Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1886), and The Rise and Fall of the Great Powers (1987) by Paul Kennedy
At the end of the ongoing global melodrama’s first quarter, it seems reasonable to predict that this will be a two-act play with the final curtain coming down in July. It will end as a tragedy, not because the outcome was preordained…
The pandemic has caused deep and possibly irreversible changes in living, working, and shopping habits all over the developed world. We are now on the verge of a major energy reset, comparable to the shift from coal to oil a century ago.
The most destructive war in history ended in Europe shortly after 9 p.m. on May 8, 1945.
Some aspects of World War II remain contentious to this day and deserve to be briefly revisited.
Significant international events have transpired nearly unnoticed as the world has given COVID-19 its undivided attention. The ultimate outcome of the pandemic is not in sight, but it is not too early to make tentative predictions about its geopolitical consequences.
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