France suffered a notoriously quick defeat at the hands of its German neighbor in World War II. The country capitulated just six weeks after Hitler's land invasion began on May 10, 1940. France had a of
Way back in 1987, journalist Ron Rosenbaum interviewed real estate developer and casino mogul Donald Trump on a somewhat unusual topic — nuclear weapons. Rosenbaum has long been interested in the issue
"The scope of our failure": The real story of our decades-long foreign policy disaster that set the Middle East on fire
Ronald Reagan, George W. Bush, Donald Rumsfeld (AP/Reuters/Jason Reed/Kevin Lamarque/Photo montage by Salon) I first interviewed Andrew Bacevich, the soldier turned scholar, after he spoke at the Hope
In November 2008, ten members of Lashkar-e-Taiba, an Islamic militant group, carried out a series of 12 shooting and bombing attacks, killing 164 people and wounding another 300. For almost 60 hours, the
Shortly before issuing the Emancipation Proclamation, President Abraham Lincoln issued the Lieber Code. The code was named for its primary author, Francis Lieber, a Prussian professor from South Carolina.
On 8 June 1972, Ho Thi Hien was at her cousin Kim Phuc’s house in the village of Trang Bang in South Vietnam. The adults were out when the children heard the plane overhead and fled, trying to outrun terror.
Chemical weapons like sarin can be devastating. They attack the nervous system by interfering with electric signals in the brain — a change that usually prevents a victim from breathing. To stop their