SOURCE: National History Center
TODAY: Eric Weitz "A World Divided: The Global Struggle for Human Rights in the Age of Nation-States"
The National History Center's Washington History Seminar features Eric Weitz's "A World Divided: The Global Struggle for Human Rights in the Age of Nation-States." Monday, September 21 at 4:30 Eastern.
SOURCE: War on the Rocks
by Derek Chollet
The opening of a monument to Ike in Washington is occasion to remember his commitment to the idea that American national strength depended on internal harmony and justice.
by Roger Peace
The end of the Cold War presented an opportunity for American foreign policy to turn away from militarism and toward cooperative development. The COVID-19 pandemic is the latest consequence of failing to secure a "peace dividend."
by Lawrence Wittner
The coronavirus disaster, like the other current catastrophes ravaging the planet, might finally convince people around the globe that transcending nationalism is central to survival.
SOURCE: Washington Post
by Samuel Zipp
During the first age of “America First” in the 1940s, Wendell Wilkie's campaign challenged Americans to confront a discomfiting idea: Our lives depend on the well-being of many millions across the world.
by Lawrence Wittner
The right has long criticized internationalism, but why is the left doing so today?
SOURCE: Dissent Magazine
by Daniel Bessner
Is the Brookings approach to the world realistic?
by Lawrence S. Wittner
Look to the United Nations. It's the legal thing to do.
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