By Jack Beatty It was easy filling up the blue book on that one. The war, we were taught, was over-determined to redundancy. “If the Sarajevo crisis had not precipitated a particular great war, some other crisis would have precipitated a great war at no distant time,” writes one historian, summing up a long-regnant consensus...
Submitted by David Stockman of Contra Corner blog, One hundred years ago today the world was shook loose of its moorings. Every school boy knows that the assassination of the archduke of Austria at Sarajevo was the trigger that inci... Read Post
Ninety-six years ago, Archduke Franz Ferdinand was assassinated in Sarajevo, which precipitated the start of the War to End All Wars, World War I. And today, we can finally put that Great War to rest: Germany paid back the final ins... Read Post