What is taking place there should serve as our wake-up call. We are one bad decision or miscalculation away from Armageddon.
In his new book, historian Michael Kazin recalls the Americans who wanted to give peace a chance 100 years ago.
On Sunday, the HBO show dedicated its "How is this still a thing?" segment to daylight saving. Let's just say it'll have you questioning (and laughing about) the outdated practice as you mourn your lack of sleep.
What, if anything, have we learned from the disaster of World War I? Look no farther than Gaza, or Ferguson, Mo.
The weekend past saw the centenary of the assassination of the Archduke Franz-Ferdinand, with as consequence the First World War.
One of the bloodiest conflicts in human history ended 94 years ago this Sunday. Sometimes the saying is wrong, and a few carefully chosen words can be worth 1,000 images.
For all the spectacle of thundering cavalry charges, muddy trenches and wartime love and loss, the current popular storytellers of the First World War skip over the conflict's greatest moral drama by leaving out part of its cast of characters.
Germany, as we all know, is a problem -- especially a disproportionately powerful and united Germany. (Update)
What is this problem about Europe's standing in the world today that obsesses the Europeans and generates constant self-examination, endless academic seminars and political conferences, all permeated with inarticulate anxiety?