From Napoleon to Bush, there's good precedent on why it's a bad idea for Russia to invade eastern Ukraine.
Life was already hard enough for Ukrainians. But now they also have to worry about a Russian army on the march.
A conversation with legendary video game developer Sid Meier about the worlds he’s made, the people who have played in them, and how his Civilization resembles reality.
The legacy of genocide and why humanitarian intervention still needs a president that's compelled to act.
And other lessons Germany can teach Japan, China, and South Korea.
Since 1976, Africa has reported over 2,000 cases of Ebola. Lessons were learned -- it's now up to Guinea to remember them.
Putin's rationale for invading Crimea sounds a lot like Reagan's for invading Grenada.
Hey, world, we Malaysians know you want straight answers about MH370. But you’re asking the wrong government.
History will prove the defeated Generalissimo had a greater impact on modern China than its most famous father.
Meet Moscow's favorite bogeyman -- the accused Nazi collaborator who led the fight for Ukrainian independence.
Dark echoes of world war lurk in Asia's dangerous, contested waters.
A brief history of leaving China, becoming the other, and turning Japanese.
How politicians and pundits misread “city on a hill” and butcher the real meaning of American exceptionalism.
There's increasing evidence that Vladimir Putin is dangerously drunk on power -- and reckless.
Nowadays, it seems, everyone's a fascist. Here's a handy guide to identifying the real thing.
After decades of censorship, Burma's filmmakers probe their country's dark past.
Putin's Ukrainian gambit has transformed the geopolitical chessboard in Eastern Europe. Here's how NATO should respond.
Why Russians have good reason to suspect the West's motives in Ukraine.
Why Washington's foreign policymakers desperately need to study up on their history.
A tribute to the home cooks of the Red Empire, who turned mass production, propaganda, and want into a cuisine.
An activist explains why the authorities cracked down on a peaceful protest to commemorate the victims of tsarist-era genocide.
Yes, young people are often a force for political change. But what kind, exactly?
Jamaican bobsledders have been getting all the attention, but the country's economy has been doing pretty well, too.
The forgotten history of when America boldly abandoned ship in the Middle East.
What James Madison (and the rest of the Founding Fathers) would have thought of the NSA and Edward Snowden.