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10 best books about how the Plains Indians adapted their mode of warfare

We typically think of the Plains Indian warrior mounted, usually on a painted pinto pony, wearing a breech-clout, long flowing feathered bonnet, and little else, with a bow and arrow or decorated Winchester in his hand, conducting a lightening raid, riding off, yipping, over the horizon; the “world’s finest light cavalry” someone was supposed to have said.

Shadow Government

Is Asia Finally Moving on from the Grim Legacy of World War II?

Does Japan's prime minister's apology on the 70th anniversary of the war foreshadow a new era?

Argument

U.S.-Cuba Diplomacy Comes Out of the Shadows

For 38 years, the U.S. Interests Section was a flash point for controversy and a conduit for cooperation. Now that Cuba’s got a real embassy, can Havana and Washington talk like grown-ups?

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Shinzo Abe Regrets but Declines to Apologize for Japan’s WWII Actions

The Japanese leader is trying to overhaul his country's constitution to allow for a more assertive military.

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