Brands deserves congratulation on his new biography, an honest, enjoyable, sympathetic portrait of our twenty-sixth president, aside from a melodramatic prologue and some unfortunate bows to modern psychology.
Pat Buchanan will not go away; he is confident that economic nationalism will capture one or both major parties. In fact, he believes the tide has already turned, as demonstrated by the refusal of Congress to grant President Clinton "fast track" a
Whereas the principal aim of American nuclear policy during the Cold War was to deter a strong and aggressive Soviet Union, the nuclear risks we face today stem from Russian weakness.
Fouad Ajami's new book argues that the Arabs have defeated themselves by a blind adherence to anachronistic ideologies of self-glorification, both nationalist and Islamist.
Two biographies clarify questions about Sumner Welles' long and spectacular career