Tag Archive: Civil War

What Liberals and Conservatives Fail to Understand About History

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An article in Mother Jones by Ryan Cooper caught my eye recently because it concerned a favorite topic of mine – the American Civil War. Cooper’s article was written in response to Robert… Continue reading

Caught in the Crossfire: Civil Defense in Syria

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A story often lost in our discussions about the ongoing crisis in Syria is the unimaginable toll for civilians caught in the crossfire. When bombs strike, the White Helmets – Syrian volunteers from… Continue reading

5 Things to Know About ISIS

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Is there a difference between ISIS and ISIL? ISIS is to ISIL as Prince is to “The Artist Formerly Known as Prince.” Translated from Arabic, ISIS stands for The Islamic State of Iraq… Continue reading

Part II: The War of the Rebellion

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This is the third installment of a series of long-form essays on race, history and politics. Previous installments can be found here: Prologue Part I No man can serve two masters: for either… Continue reading