Cultural Revolutions

A Replay of the Spanish-American War

The Persian Gulf was recently the scene for a replay of the Spanish-American War. This time our "Manifest Destiny" was the "New World Order." Our Teddy "Rough Rider" Roosevelt was "Stormin' Norman" Schwarzkopf Our "Butcher" Weyler was "Hitler" Hussein.

Theodore Pappas

Theodore Pappas is the current executive editor of Encyclopædia Britannica.

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