Shadow Government

Why Is China Still Dredging Up the Ghost of Imperial Japan?

Parading the old crimes of World War II can't mask the aggression of Asia's greatest power.


Auschwitz Probably Shouldn’t Have Installed Mist Showers for Tourists

To prevent panic among naked prisoners on their way to die, Nazi guards promised group showers. But after the steel doors closed, Zyklon B pellets would drop into the chambers, filling them with noxious fumes that spared no one.

Best Defense

Mulling military structure (III): Reasons for teaching drill, and what would it be if we were developing it nowadays?

Back in the day, I spent a lot of time watching recruits drill at Parris Island. But I never thought much about its origins.


The 5 Worst Treaties the United States Ever Signed

Sorry, Bill Kristol. The Iran deal isn’t one of them.

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