The Second World War, which so many on the Left worked to avoid in the 1930s, was ironically the very instrument by which Britain was transformed in directions they had long wished: the dismantling of empire, the embrace of economic planning, and a vast expansion of the welfare state.
The media’s distorted words reveal faulty assumptions about people and society.
In Latin America, fiction is often the most accurate source of contemporary history; unfortunately, many Latin American works have not been translated for Anglophone readers.
The Disinherited is full of revisionist propositions, some of which will clearly startle even those who think they know something of Spanish history.
A new book examines what is wrong with Latin America.
Strobe Talbott’s new book reviewsa history of international relations, foreign policy in the Clinton administration, and the failures of American foreign policy under George W. Bush.
Fidel Castro was the first leader to confront Washington and live to tell the tale, but he has recently resigned from office, leaving the fate of Cuba in the hands of his younger brother.
There is not much love lost between the United States and Spain.
The late Arthur SchlesingerJr.was an influential writer over the past century, and his journals provide insight into his life.
Argentina’s first couple closely resembles Bill and Hillary Clinton–and Mrs. Kirchner may soon follow in her husband’s footsteps.