The evacuation of the BEF from northeastern France by civilian and military vessels during the fall of France in 1940 ensured that the British army would survive to fight another day.
Text of Christopher Hitchens' introduction to his book "Hostage to History: Cyprus from the Ottomans to Kissinger"
Text of Christopher Hitchens' preface to the first and second edition of his book "Hostage to History: Cyprus from the Ottomans to Kissinger"
One in three people in the Roman Republic were slaves. Denied freedom and rights, subject to mistreatment and abuse, they were suppressed by fear and force. But when united, armed, and inspired by a courageous leader, they proved as deadly a threat to Rome as any foreign foe.
The forced removal of thousands of proud and prosperous Cherokees from their 35,000 square miles in the Southern uplands to less desirable land beyond the Mississippi stands as one of the blackest episodes in American history.
Do you remember this photograph? In the United States, people have taken pains to banish it from the record of September 11, 2001. The story behind it, though, and the search for the man pictured in it, are our most intimate connection to the horror of that day.
English translation of Oriana Fallaci's “The Rage and the Pride”, the article that redefined Italy’s conception of the conflict between the Western world and the Islamic world
Articolo di Oriana Fallaci, apparso sul quotidiano Il Corriere della Sera il 29 settembre 2001 in seguito all'attacco alle Torri Gemelle dell'11 settembre 2001