A Monumental Proposal

A Monumental Proposal

James O. Tate

I was recently perplexed to see in the news that Harvard, the oldest institution of higher learning in the nation, had declared that, though master has no etymological relation to slavery, the word would nevertheless be abandoned as a title.

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The Okie From Oildale

The Okie From Oildale

Roger D. McGrath

I first heard Haggard in 1963 and ’64 on that same Country & Western radio station I picked up at night. He had three recordings that charted in those years, but it was the third one, “(My Friends Are Gonna Be) Strangers” that got me hooked on Hag.

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Promoting Militant Islam Abroad: U.S. Policy Blunders

Promoting Militant Islam Abroad: U.S. Policy Blunders

Ronald Hatchett

On December 19, 1983, a special envoy from President Ronald Reagan stepped off the plane in Baghdad with a handwritten letter from the President to Iraqi President Saddam Hussein.

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The Saudi-Iranian Blood Feud

The Saudi-Iranian Blood Feud

Ted Galen Carpenter

Tensions between Saudi Arabia and Iran, which have frequently flared over the years, reached full intensity this winter when the Saudi government executed 47 regime opponents, including the prominent Shi’ite cleric Nimr al-Nimr.

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