Driving trucks and comforting children, then-Princess Elizabeth had a surprising role in WWII.
Gorbachev died on Aug. 30 at age 91, but he left a lifetime of remarkable action for Russia and the world.
From cavalry charges to anti-aircraft missiles, our wartime tactics have changed a lot in the last couple centuries.
Salman Rushdie is recovering from a stab wound after being attacked in New York. What does history tell us about defending free speech?
The U.S. Senate almost unanimously voted to approve Finland and Sweden to join NATO. Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has strengthened our alliance.
Nancy Pelosi’s visit to Taiwan could further escalate tensions between the two countries of Taiwan and China. But their history is complicated with moments of cooperation
Turkey has long been an ally of the U.S. A look at its history shows us how U.S. ties with Turkey have benefitted history
President Joe Biden’s trip to Israel and Saudi Arabia highlights the historically significant moments leading up to this — and where the U.S. can go next
Boris Johnson has resigned as prime minister of the British government, but he remains in power until a new leader is chosen.
Those fighting for democracy deserve our support as they move toward freedom.
World leaders gathered this week in Germany to discuss the problems on the world stage. What solutions and opportunities can we find in these talks?
Apprehension around North Korea is growing as it continues to test nuclear weapons. The U.S. is strengthening military ties with allies.
From Neil Armstrong to Jeff Bezos and Elon Musk, outer space is transforming as business takes the lead in an area where government once ruled.
President Joe Biden took a trip to South Korea and Japan. What should we know about the U.S. and its place in the “Quad”?
While you get ready for the barbecue, spend some time considering how our country has benefited from our military.
A historic glance back at the steady expansion of NATO sheds light on what Finland and Sweden could add.
The U.S. has worked to avoid nuclear war throughout history, but it’s prepared to act if Vladimir Putin uses nuclear weapons.
President Macron’s win ensures stability in France and in Western alliances. Good French leadership has changed the course of history and can again.
Twitter’s arbitrary censors sanctimoniously believe in their bullying, while ignoring truly evil hate speech.
Neither the Obama nor Trump administrations gave the Arctic priority, but we no longer can afford that complacency. Russian President Vladimir Putin relentlessly pursues power and influence in this part of the world, as in others.
Public service was a priority theme of President John F. Kennedy’s administration. Ambassador Kennedy honors her family and our nation with her own commitment, well suited to our national challenges ahead.
Nazi Germany’s vast surprise attack on the Soviet Union — until then a military ally — enormously reinforced this fear. Earlier, Napoleon’s invasion of Russia in 1812 had a similar effect
News reports make it sound like inflation was only a problem in the early ‘80s. In truth, it started in the 1950s and lasted a long time.
Vladimir Putin’s hand remains weak. The Russian economy is vulnerable, dependent on petroleum, plagued with corruption.
During World War II, Canada’s Prime Minister W.L. Mackenzie King avoided such displays. So did Churchill and Roosevelt. We’re lucky they did.
With hyperinflation, the German public, committed to stability, became desperate. Adolf Hitler and the Nazi Party exploited that concern and won election.
The framers of our Constitution were committed to popular representation, but greatly opposed the uncompromised concentration of power.
The Russian economy is structurally vulnerable, heavily dependent on petroleum and plagued with corruption
Understanding the universe can help us understand ourselves.
Labour has surged dramatically to a nine-point lead over Conservatives. A majority of poll respondents say Boris Johnson should resign