Taiwan, China, and Unnecessary War

Taiwan, China, and Unnecessary War

Ted Galen Carpenter

While America’s attention remains focused on the North Korea crisis, another dangerous East Asia confrontation has re-emerged.

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Mencken and After

Mencken and After

Ralph Berry

If Noah Webster was the father of English-language spelling reform, H.L. Mencken was the strong son making good his inheritance. Mencken’s claim was to be the father of the American language.

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“Only Connect!”

“Only Connect!”

Philip Jenkins

Niall Ferguson is a distinguished historian of Scottish origin who specializes in big arguments, and contrarian claims. His books are always provocative, frequently infuriating, and often (if not always) correct in their analyses.

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  • Théâtre Syrien

    Srdja Trifkovic | April 16, 2018

    No matter how transparent or clumsily presented, false flags will achieve their immediate effect if no debate and no critical analysis are allowed.

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  • Another Reason Why the Agrarians Lost

    Tom Landess | April 16, 2018

    Andrew Lytle’s “The Hind Tit” is the best essay in I’ll Take My Stand (1930), not only because it focuses on the small, independent farmer, the class the Agrarians most admired, but also because Lytle nails the volume’s primary thesis to the church door, the dilemma his region and nation faced in 1930—the choice between virtue and practicality.

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