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The U.S. Doesn’t Need Another Cold War to Improve Itself

Hal Brands urges us to look on the bright side of decades of destructive international rivalry: But on balance, the Cold War was a force for equality because the reality of race relations in the U.S. was incompatible with America’s…

The ‘New’ American Mercenary: A Pocket History

Though the bizarre story has been subsumed by other events, last month’s aborted invasion of Venezuela should’ve hardly shocked anyone. The United States has long used mercenaries to do its bidding. They have provided Washington distance…