The latest joke in our absurd presidential campaign is that Russian President Vladimir Putin sees Donald Trump as a strong leader. This is causing belly-laughs in the Kremlin.
'Never Surrender,' John Kelly's Chronicle of Winston Churchill, Great Britain, And The Fateful Summer Of 1940, Is A Feast For History Buffs
Kelly is a narrative historian who doesn't succumb to the ever more popular practice of emphasizing narrative over history. So "Never Surrender" begins in 1919, with the Victory Day Parade in London.
July's Iran nuclear deal stands as one of the most significant foreign policy achievements of this or any recent administration. It rejects a Munich replication and builds on the lessons of Versailles while eliminating many of its pitfalls.
"I don’t think he’s a bad man, I think he misunderstands the world and the Mideast."
World leaders are close to an historic agreement that would roll back and contain Iran's nuclear program. In order for the deal to succeed, however, it must deliver on three core issues.
The Lady Vanishes (1938) is an essay in foreign affairs, whose lessons are as applicable today as they were at the time of the film's creation.
It doesn't matter. It's a small, totally irrelevant piece of land. Give the separatists a measure of autonomy.
Much is made of docility, vulnerability and faith, which might all have been given a bad name by Neville Chamberlain who used the word appeasement to refer to his dealings with Hitler
While commentators grow impatient with Kerry's Churchillian warnings about the consequences of failure in the Middle East peace process, the world might sadly witness how right Kerry is.