Terry Alford, Fortune’s Fool: The Life of John Wilkes Booth (Oxford University Press, 2015). Lisa T. Frank, The Civilian War: Confederate Women and Union Soldiers…
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The U.N. Security Council on Monday demanded all parties to the Syrian civil war allow humanitarian aid to reach without obstruction the Yarmouk Palestinian refugee camp on the outskirts of Damascus, a site that Islamist militants had recently seized.
Commenting on the arrival of 300 US paratroopers in Lviv, western Ukraine, former US diplomat and GOP Senate policy advisor James Jatras told Radio Sputnik that the initiative risks undermining the fragile peace in eastern Ukraine, and does absolutely nothing for US security interests.
Guatemala: Aura Elena Farfán, a Guatemalan human rights advocate who helps locate individuals missing during the country’s 36-year civil war, was one of four Latin Americans named in Time’s list of the world’s 100 most influential people. Show More Summary
If you are a proud Southern girl who is soon to become a bride, then you may want to include some of the charming Southern wedding traditions that have existed since the civil war in your own big day. Choosing a beautiful venue that really reflects Southern charm and style is the first thing to […]
On this week’s episode of Foreign Entanglements, I spoke with Kevin Levin about the 150th commemoration of the Civil War:
The American Civil War ended with the notorious assassination of a great man, but was that man Abraham Lincoln or Martin Luther King Jr.?
The Star Wars Lightsaber Skirt is an elegant skirt for a more civilized age; not as clumsy or random as a skort. Not that there’s anything wrong with a pair of shorts that has a piece of fabric covering the front, but the Force is strong with this skirt. Simply wearing it comes pretty darn […]
Noted Civil War historian Allen Guelzo speaking on Lincoln's legacy.
Captain America will be squaring off against Iron Man next summer in Marvel’s Captain America: Civil War. The movie, which opens May 6, 2016, will closely follow the storyline from the original comic book source material. In the story,...Show More Summary
Overloaded Boat of Refugees Crossing the Mediterranean The civil wars that are tearing apart Libya and Syria are precipitating yet another humanitarian crisis as boat loads of desperate refugees attempt to cross the Mediterranean in order to seek asylum in the European Community. Show More Summary
The American Civil War rages on in both indie and studio fare. "Independent Films Go to Battle With New Civil War-Centric Features" was originally published on Film School Rejects for our wonderful readers to enjoy. It is not intended to be reproduced on other websites. Show More Summary
The Mediterranean Refugee Crisis Overloaded Boat of Refugees Crossing the Mediterranean The civil wars that are tearing apart Libya and Syria are precipitating yet another humanitarian crisis as boat loads of desperate refugees attempt to cross the Mediterranean in order to seek asylum in the European Community. Show More Summary
One evening earlier this month, in a small fifth-floor tenement just off Istanbul’s iconic Istiklal Caddesi, I attended a private screening of “The Cow Farm,” a new documentary by the Syrian filmmaker Ali Sheikh Khudr. Twenty-eight years...Show More Summary
Part 1 of a two-part series. Cross-posted at Emerging Civil War. Maj. Gen. William T. Sherman Gen. Joseph E. Johnston learned of the surrender of Robert E. Lee and the Army of Northern Virginia in Wilmer McLean’s parlor in the hamlet of Appomattox Court House on April 9, 1865 several days later. Show More Summary
Mike Huckabee plans to announce his presidential intentions this evening. Heh heh heh. This should be fun. It's Democrat vs. Democrat as civil war breaks out between those who see escape from the economic doldrums in loosened trade restrictions...Show More Summary
An American teenager killed for sport during Liberia’s civil war.
It's hard to look ahead into the Marvel Cinematic Universe with the epicness of Avengers: Age of Ultron set to hit in just two short weeks. However, a rumor about next year's Captain America: Civil War has raised some eyebrows. Reports...Show More Summary
Tony Stark and Steve Rogers won't be the only heroes feuding with each other in Captain America: Civil War. Just like in the original comic book storyline, other characters will choose sides in the titular conflict; some will support the Superhuman Registration Act, others will be firmly against it. Show More Summary
From what was heard, the upcoming Spider-Man reintroduction, which will commence in the next Captain America movie ("Captain America: Civil War"), will focus on a teenage Peter Parker and that there won't be a new origin.