Chronicles Magazine Politics

Causes and Catapults

For over a thousand years, Western civilization was defined by the shifting religious frontier between Christianity and Islam, and the Muslim religion was the ultimate enemy.

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    The Coming Ordeal

    This latest book by the former secretary of state illustrates the difficulty of separating a piece of writing from its creator (Alan Greenspan on macroeconomics, Bill Gates on information technology, Steven Spielberg on cinematography.

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    Clark's Tale

    Alan Clark, who died in 1999 at the age of 71, was one of the Conservative Party's most iconoclastic, amusing, and controversial—yet thoughtful—figures.

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