O! What a Fall was There: Reflections on the Decline of Britain
Nearly one hundred years ago, Brooks Adams published a short essaycalled "The Decay of England.
The Pacifist and the General
It was an unlikely alliance, and they were an odd couple: she the Friedensengel, the Angel of Peace, with an elderly, taciturn aide-de-camp at her side.
Poets on Power (and its loss)
Turning the pages of a collected Auden, one's eye repeatedly catches something that seems strikingly appropriate to the state of Europe today.
The Great Transformation
Four years have now passed since the implosion of the communist state in Poland set in train a process that led to the collapse of the other Central European communist states.
America and Bosnia
The American government badly needs to break the mold it has set for
itself and pledge its power to a definitive settlement.