December 1, 2004
Britain was ill-prepared for World War i. Although it had enlarged its Navy, its standing Army had been reduced in size in the years leading up to the war. It wasn’t until Britain had engaged Germany that a sufficient fighting force was raised, with the help of its allies, to eventually bring the nation to victory.
September 1, 2004
Since the eighth century, the Olympic Games have been accompanied by the declaration of an international truce. All nations are called upon to halt war from seven days before the games to seven days afterward, allowing participants and spectators to travel to and from the Olympics safely.
July 1, 2004
Robert Mugabe’s land reform policies have raped Zimbabwe. Sadly, rather than being condemned, they are being used as a model by Mugabe’s neighbors.
February 1, 2004
Tony Blair is committed to further integrating Britain into the EU. A growing number say that’s a terrible idea. Here’s the evidence to support their claim.
November 1, 2003
Prescription drugs is a hot political topic, and use of medications is soaring, among all ages. How much of this craze is borne of legitimate need—and how much are we relying on legal drugs to compensate for our bad behavior?
November 1, 2003
Feeding America’s immoderate appetite for oil comes with a high cost—and a measure of peril.
September 1, 2003
Events are demonstrating that over 40 years of efforts to halt the spread of weapons of mass destruction are failing—a problem that could result in human annihilation.
August 1, 2003
European Union exploits in the Congo may be more significant than would first appear.
December 1, 2002
Robert Mugabe pins the blame for Zimbabwe’s woes on British colonialism, and his disciples love him for it. But his despotism is plunging the country into a new holocaust.