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Is Our President a National Security Threat?

Is Our President a National Security Threat?

Harold Hongju Koh— If re-elected, could President Trump, by a single tweet, withdraw America from the United Nations, NATO, and every treaty and international organization to which the U.S. belongs?… READ MORE

The Puzzle of Roe v. Wade

The Puzzle of Roe v. Wade

It may be a bit of mystery why we care so much about Roe. The Court has issued other blockbuster opinions, and they have mostly faded into obscurity. Debates about… READ MORE

Writing a Life

Writing a Life

Chitralekha Zutshi— For historians, writing biographies can be challenging. We are trained to think in terms of broader social and political processes, not individual lives. But while writing the life… READ MORE

Empires, Wars, Collapse: 1914-2024

Empires, Wars, Collapse: 1914-2024

Iryna Vushko— I was putting the finishing touch on my book on the history of places and people from a hundred years ago and was watching an apocalypse of unprecedented… READ MORE

The Sky Turns Black from Smoke

The Sky Turns Black from Smoke

Marci Shore— The Sky Turns Black from Smoke Close to midnight on Tuesday, 18 February 2014, twenty-one-year-old Misha Martynenko, reeking of smoke, returned to the Kiev apartment he shared with… READ MORE

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