Michael Stenton

Michael Stenton is the author of Radio London and Resistance in Occupied Europe: British Political Warfare, 1939-43.  He writes from Devon, England.

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  • Margaret Thatcher
    June 2013

    Margaret Thatcher

    Margaret Thatcher enjoyed being who she was. She did not think of this inner bounce as a gift of fortune but as a virtue, as obligatory self-respect. She was a patriot and a Tory in that way.

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  • A Falling Market
    May 2006

    A Falling Market

    Leon Hadar has written a short, dispassionate, and gently theoretical sort of book on American policy in the Middle East. It is not, chiefly, about military operations, terrorists, prisons, and headlines but about policy at the “geo-political” and “geo-economic level” and about predictions.

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  • Our Yesterday and Your Today
    February 2003

    Our Yesterday and Your Today

    Iraq is the land of the Tigris and the Euphrates, the fertile area around and between the two great rivers, the territory between Baghdad, the ancient capital of the entire Arab world, and Basra, over 500 miles away where the great rivers converge as the Shatt-el-Arab before entering the Persian Gulf.

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  • Islam: The Score
    November 2002

    Islam: The Score

    What Srdja Trifkovic argues in The Sword of the Prophet, however, is that the raw stuff from which Islam is made is particularly dangerous and unpromising, that the bellicose tradition is worse than admitted by the influential Islamic Studies lobby, that the present threat from Islam is alarming, and that the future demands the vigilance of non-Muslims.

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  • September 2001

    End of an Era

    Slobodan Milosevic's delivery to a NATO airbase in Tuzla marks the end of an era—but which one? It appears to conclude the period in which the Serbian people tried to find leaders who would not accept that their national interests should be defined either by a socialist Yugoslavia or by the great powers.

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  • March 1999

    Thoroughly Modem Monarchy

    The pace of cultural redefinition in Britain is steady and strong. Since the day in 1991 when Prime Minister John Major refused to veto the Maastricht treaty, a new picture has emerged.

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