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The Saudis and Iranians Need to Talk: And We Need to Make It Happen

Marc Gopin | Posted 07.28.2015 | World
Marc Gopin

In recent years I have worked deeply on quiet conflict management interventions from Afghanistan to Iran, but mostly in Syria. I have watched the unnecessary suffering of countless people, the slaughter of hundreds of thousands of Syrians, the greatest civilian displacement in Middle Eastern history, and I have watched it up close through the lives of my students and friends.

Huckabee's Hitler Hysteria: A New Low

Lev Raphael | Posted 07.28.2015 | Politics
Lev Raphael

For a man who claims to have visited Auschwitz and Birkenau three times, he doesn't seem to have learned anything there.

On The Monster's Back: Heroism, Love and Survival by Robert D. Lamson

Stanley Weiss | Posted 07.27.2015 | Books
Stanley Weiss

It is easy to see how things could have gone differently for the boy, who might well have ended his days at the end of a Turkish rope.

Is MH17 Putin's Katyn Wood Massacre?

Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey | Posted 07.24.2015 | World
Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey

Blocking accountability and seeking to blame others for its crimes, even when premeditated is a KGB tactic, but only marginally successful. Putin should have learned the lesson that the truth is bound to come through.

Jerry Brown's Climate Road Show Meets Up With the Pope in Rome

William Bradley | Posted 07.24.2015 | Politics
William Bradley

Governor Jerry Brown, pressing the California agenda on renewable energy and climate change, followed up his successful appearance earlier this month at the Climate Summit of the Americas in Toronto with what looks like an even more successful appearance at the Pope's summit.

Donald Trump: The Winston Churchill of the 21st Century?

Kipp Friedman | Posted 07.20.2015 | Comedy
Kipp Friedman

By sounding the alarm of Hitlerism and the looming Nazi menace--thus saving Western Civilization from a new dark ages--many consider former British Prime Minister Winston Churchill to be the single greatest man of the 20th Century.

Why I Do Not Believe in Hell

Steve McSwain | Posted 07.10.2015 | Religion
Steve McSwain

There are many reasons why the storyline about hell does not work for me. Not anymore, anyway. There was a time I tried to believe in it, afraid I might just end up there if I did not.

The South Surrenders?

Shermin Kruse | Posted 07.10.2015 | World
Shermin Kruse

The question answered by the South Carolina House of Representatives today is whether their state government, as a political and democratic institution representing constituents of all races, should maintain on its capitol grounds the very flag it placed there 50 years ago to protest the civil rights movement.

Ukraine's First President Blasts Putin as Well as Western Indifference

Diane M. Francis | Posted 07.07.2015 | World
Diane M. Francis

My first trip to Ukraine was in early 1992, six months after independence was declared. During that visit, I interviewed many people but the highlight was my interview with Leonid Kravchuk, the country's first president.

Eli Roth Nearly Burned To A Crisp On The Set Of 'Inglourious Basterds'

HuffPost Live | Jared Greenhouse | Posted 07.02.2015 | HuffPost Live 321

Quentin Tarantino films have a distinctive style, most recognizably characterized by a crazy amount blood and guts. In one of the more memorable scene...

Hitler-Built Vacation Resort To Become Luxury Apartments And Spa

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 06.26.2015 | HuffPost Home

Germany's Colossus of Prora, a vacation retreat built by the Third Reich in the time leading up to World War II, is getting a makeover. Prora, wh...

Unlikely Ally in War Against Deniers: The Nazis

Eli Verschleiser | Posted 05.15.2015 | World
Eli Verschleiser

Instead of throwing Oskar Groening in jail, President Obama could bring him along on his next nuclear negotiation session to teach the Iranians a thing or two about how and what happened.

Analysis of the Taste Effect and Olfactory Sensations of Mint M&Ms

Francis Levy | Posted 06.30.2015 | Comedy
Francis Levy

The company that produced M&Ms (pronounced Eminem) famously advertised that their product "melts in your mouth, not in your hand." If there had been ...

Publisher Rejection Letters From Sophocles to Hitler

Andy Ross | Posted 06.28.2015 | Comedy
Andy Ross

Here is a mental exercise of employing standard publisher rejection templates as they might have been used for some of the great (or notorious) classics of Western Civilization.

An Open Letter to President Obama on the Armenian Genocide

Lori Janjigian | Posted 06.21.2015 | Politics
Lori Janjigian

The Ottoman Turks kicked off their plans to wipe out the Armenians on April 24, 1915 by rounding up intellectuals and hanging them. Soon after, the mass killings began. This was a systematic, well-organized effort with just one goal: to annihilate the Armenians.

The American People: Larry Kramer's Blistering Magnum Opus

Lawrence D. Mass, M.D. | Posted 05.23.2015 | Gay Voices
Lawrence D. Mass, M.D.

The American People is predictably commanding and passionate, its insights are stunning and endless, its narrative consistently compelling. But how much of the history it recreates is true?

Igor Bobic

It Took Tom Cotton Less Than A Minute To Invoke Hitler In First Senate Speech

HuffingtonPost.com | Igor Bobic | Posted 03.17.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- It's hard to believe freshman Sen. Tom Cotton (R-Ark.) caused such a stir in the Senate with his letter to Iran even before his maiden f...

Why I No Longer Support Israel

Herb Silverman | Posted 05.16.2015 | World
Herb Silverman

Israel is facing the same kind of struggle that many other countries have encountered -- between democracy and theocracy. Unfortunately, Israel has recently been headed in the wrong direction.

Erdogan's New Turkey: Goodbye Atatürk, Hello Atatürk

Stefan Ihrig | Posted 05.11.2015 | World
Stefan Ihrig

The recently -- and Putinesquely -- elected President Erdoğan likes to refer to his state as the "new Turkey," just as Atatürk and his Nazi admirers did. That by itself may not mean much, but the label signifies the same: a Turkey that radically breaks with what was before. Erdoğan can run and scream all he wants; he is Atatürk's kid.

Should the Swastika Be Rehabilitated or Forever Damned? A Surprising Debate

Bernard Starr | Posted 05.09.2015 | Religion
Bernard Starr

Four hundred years or more from now, could the narrative be changed? Could the swastika become a symbol of victory over persecution and genocide?

Evolution: Technology vs. Humans

Frank A. Weil | Posted 04.06.2015 | Technology
Frank A. Weil

It strongly appears that humans' brains have yet to evolve enough to be fully able to deal with today's very different world of data and information about everybody and everything.

This Is The 'Degenerate' Art Once Banned By Hitler

HuffPost Italy | Silvia De Santis | Posted 02.24.2015 | Arts

Chagall, Picasso, Ensor, Kokoshka… During Hitler's era, Jews were not the Nazis' only victims. Artworks suffered as well, especially the art that Hi...

5 Reasons Feb. 10, 1940, Should Be Remembered

Greg Archer | Posted 05.01.2015 | World
Greg Archer

The events that unfolded on this day back in Eastern Poland may still haunt those who lived through the experience and managed to come out the other side alive. However, the rest of the world is not yet fully aware of what took place and the ripple effects that remain.

Walking in Auschwitz, Amid the Weeds and Memories

Lea Lane | Posted 04.01.2015 | Impact
Lea Lane

The friend I was traveling with was frightened by it all and didn't want to go into the camp. She would wait for me near the infamous railway watchtower entrance where the tracks ended, near where Cecile, a woman I had worked with on her memoir, had waited for selection.

Bearing Witness Even When It Seems Too Much to Bear

The University of Central Florida Forum | Posted 03.22.2015 | College
The University of Central Florida Forum

Just listening isn't enough. We must give what we can, stay active and aware, help out the person next to us and the one overseas, and pressure leaders with our votes and voices.