Putting the Turkey Coup in Historical Perspective

September 03, 2016

Had the Turkey coup been successful, it would have spelled disaster for the country. When a military coup shook Greece in 1967, it exposed the country to a brutal military dictatorship that brought numerous internal and external losses for the Greek people. Recalling this part of Greek history,...

100 Years Later: Lessons for the US in Syria

May 21, 2014

The Obama administration should learn from America's historic engagement with Syria following World War I. On the afternoon of March 20, 1919, only months after the end of World War I, the leading statesmen of the allied powers gathered at the Paris residence of British Prime Minister David...

Humanitarian Intervention and US Imperialism

September 09, 2013

Obama's willingness to operate outside of legal frameworks is frightening. With the announcement by the Obama administration that it intends to launch an attack on Syria in response to the chemical attack alleged to have been carried out by the Syrian government, the US government has again...