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Mexican American War

Confronting China Over Other Nations' Territorial Disputes: Not in America's Interest

Doug Bandow | Posted 06.22.2015 | Politics
Doug Bandow

None of the claims generating so much controversy is worth war. China is carefully using "salami tactics," successively grabbing small pieces of a larger whole to avoid a conflict. But who is prepared to fight even for the larger whole?

Bad Ass American Women at War`

Erin Lindsay McCabe | Posted 05.18.2014 | Women
Erin Lindsay McCabe

This Women's History Month, it's worth remembering that women have served in the United States military since its very inception -- and in nearly every conflict thereafter.

Remembering A Conflict That Faded Into History

The New York Times | Damien Cave | Posted 10.31.2013 | Latino Voices

LA ANGOSTURA, Mexico — On the grassy, windswept hill where soldiers from north and south fought one of the most important battles of the Mexican-Ame...

History: It's Not for Sissies

Robert J. Elisberg | Posted 06.02.2013 | Books
Robert J. Elisberg

I am currently reading What Hath God Wrought, the Pulitzer Prize-winning book by Daniel Walker Howe, and yesterday, I came across a remarkable passage.

American Exceptionalism Is Un-American

Bruce Fein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bruce Fein

The boast of American exceptionalism betrays ignorance of the Founding Fathers and the tarnished history of the United States. In any event, to overlook faults because other nations are more flawed is juvenile, and leads nowhere.