D-Day ODWhy World War II nostalgia has gone too far.
Lincoln, Roosevelt, and … Bush?Does war help presidents get re-elected?
The Bellicose CurveFaulty intelligence has catapulted the United States into war all too many times before.
Dallas Through the Looking GlassThe plot to link JFK's death and Watergate.
Cincinnatus for PresidentListen up, Wesley Clark! Here's how generals get elected president.
Where Have All the Looters Gone?Why there wasn't more crime during the blackout.
Notes From the UndergroundA documentary about the Weathermen shows how far we've come since the '60s.
America's Forgotten EmpireHow 50 years of imperialism in the Philippines changed the United States—and my family.
Advise and DissentHow anti-war protest movements have made the U.S. stronger.
Rough DraftThe revive-conscription movement has history against it.
Is Iraq the New Japan?What the post-World War II occupation of Japan can teach us about ruling Iraq.
Does the United States Start Wars?Would an American invasion of Iraq be unprecedented?
The Pledge of AllegianceWhy we're not one nation "under God."
The Truman ShowBush's Department of Homeland Security plan is modeled on Truman's 1947 national security reorganization. Here's what Harry got wrong.
Nixon and the Jews. Again.If his tirades against Jews weren't anti-Semitism, what were they?
Saigon and SaddamThe use and abuse of Vietnam analogies.
Why Is Haiti Such a Mess?It takes a rebellion to get America's attention.
Tax Cuts in Camelot?JFK lowered taxes, but supply-siders wrongly claim he's their patron saint.
Nixon the PopulistThe Democratic presidential candidates are falling into the trap Nixon set 50 years ago.
Condi's Phony HistorySorry, Dr. Rice, postwar Germany was nothing like Iraq.
The Cuban Missile Tape CrisisJust how helpful are the White House recordings?
Adolf's Alive!Saddam Hussein and the persistent myth of Hitler's survival.
The POW in the American ImaginationWhy we're obsessed with American soldiers captured by the enemy.
Fallout Can Be FunHow the Cold War civil-defense programs became farce.
Presidential RematchesWhat Andrew Jackson can teach Al Gore about beating Bush in 2004.
The Trial of Henry K.Was Kissinger a war criminal? A new movie can't prove the case.
Baseball's Con GameHow did America's pastime get an antitrust exemption?
Watergate MisrememberedThe shallow debate about Deep Throat.
Bhagwan TeddyExplaining the cult of Theodore Roosevelt.
Fighting FairThe laws of war and how they grew.