Abraham Blondeau

In Generals We Trust?

America’s officer corps is perhaps the finest in American—or human—history, yet America hasn’t won a war in more than 70 years.

Young Americans have gone from being ignorant of their past to becoming ignorant of and hateful toward it. Why?

One prophetic age ends, and another begins

America’s improbable victory in the War of Independence

How can you undo democracy? Undo the education of the voters.

Deficiencies in historical education endanger American democracy.

A grisly reminder of American failure

No matter who wins, America will lose.

Missile attacks will have worldwide consequences.

The moment that transformed Britain and prepared it for greatness

It is the foundation of world order. What happens if it crumbles?

Lessons from Abraham Lincoln’s leadership for modern America

The history leading to the Holocaust is repeating itself.

America is moving into a dangerous era where the only constraints on presidential power are no longer constitutional—merely political.

The real stakes in the Brexit debate

The unlearned lesson of retaining world power

Iran once had a special history with God.

Jeffrey Goldberg’s recent interview with President Obama about his foreign policy has shocked friends and foes alike.

How a Civil War general learned the key to healing America

How a Civil War general discovered the key to healing America