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World War I

Texas Rep. Wants To Nationalize Local D.C. War Mem'l

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.10.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- District of Columbia and federal leaders are gathering at the D.C. War Memorial on Thursday morning to reopen the long-neglected and new...

Military Veteran Tribute 2011

John Harden | Posted 01.08.2012 | Impact
John Harden

Read about the 2011 Tribute at The Cleburne Times-Review. ...

Rin Tin Tin Paws His Way Back In Susan Orlean's New Book

Posted 12.22.2011 | Fifty

Very few can boast 26 Hollywood films, surviving a World War I battlefield, saving Warner Brothers from bankruptcy, a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fa...

How To Prevent Economic Crises

Bloomberg | Sylvia Nasar | Posted 11.13.2011 | Business

Unlike the movies, life rarely permits second takes. But the Second World War gave John Maynard Keynes, the patron saint of government activism, and F...

Dabbling in the Arab World

Kevin Bunkley | Posted 10.24.2011 | Politics
Kevin Bunkley

It is possible that President Obama is reverting back to a new version of Wilsonian diplomacy in order to let the Arab world sort itself out, instead of directly affecting the outcome with U.S. intervention.

War and Taxes

Jim Worth | Posted 09.27.2011 | Politics
Jim Worth

The battle in Congress over taxes is -- historically -- unprecedented and unAmerican. We are in a time of war! Our government sent our young men and...

Art Bites: Mad Men Redesign To Muscle Cars

Posted 09.24.2011 | Arts

Art Bites is a HuffPost Arts series of cool videos, news and events we want you to know about, in brief. For this installment, we've included some awe...

Prominent Military Medical Center Is Closing Its Doors

AP | KIMBERLY HEFLING | Posted 09.22.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Walter Reed Army Medical Center, the Army's flagship hospital where privates to presidents have gone for care, is closing its doors...

Medal of Honor for a Black World War I Hero?

Dorian de Wind | Posted 09.12.2011 | Impact
Dorian de Wind

"After a 93-year quest," Johnson's supporters believe they have finally built an "ironclad case" to award the Medal of Honor posthumously to Sgt. Henry Johnson, an African-American hero who "fought with uncommon bravery in World War I."

The Effect Of War On An Artist's Work

Posted 08.31.2011 | Arts

Germany in the 1920s would have been an exciting time for an artist. The First World War had ended and a period of stability and creativity, known as ...

Today In History: 06/08

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 08.08.2011 | Home

There's no denying it: the digital age is unforgivingly fast-paced. But how can we move forward if we never take a moment to reflect on where we've...

Royal Wedding Questions

Maggie Van Ostrand | Posted 06.30.2011 | Style
Maggie Van Ostrand

Well, I don't know about the rest of you but I'm weddinged out. There hasn't been this much media coverage of an event since Lindsay Lohan's last arre...

Last World War I Combat Veteran Passes Away

AP | By KRISTEN GELINEAU | Posted 07.04.2011 | World

SYDNEY -- Claude Stanley Choules, the last known combat veteran of World War I, died Thursday at a nursing home in the Western Australia city of Perth...

Maddow FLIPS Over Dark, Ancient Arts Of The CIA

Posted 06.20.2011 | Media

Rachel Maddow gleefully examined the ancient, complicated dark arts of U.S. spies on her Tuesday show. On Tuesday, the CIA declassified its oldest ...

Cloak And Dagger World War I Documents Declassified By CIA

AP | KIMBERLY DOZIER | Posted 06.19.2011 | World

WASHINGTON — The CIA lifted the lid on one corner of the cloak and dagger world of World War I, declassifying six of the oldest secret documents...

Stage Door: Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo, War Horse

Fern Siegel | Posted 06.16.2011 | Arts
Fern Siegel

The Iraq War is now in its eighth year -- and the costs, in personal, economic and political terms, are staggering. But translating the existential aspects of war demands a sensitive dramatist like Rajiv Joseph.

World's Oldest Man Dies

AP | By MATT VOLZ | Posted 06.14.2011 | World

GREAT FALLS, Mont. -- Walter Breuning's earliest memories stretched back 111 years, before home entertainment came with a twist of the radio dial. The...

Caroline Dworin

Anatomy Of A War Horse: The Actors Behind The Puppets Speak (SLIDESHOW)

HuffingtonPost.com | Caroline Dworin | Posted 06.13.2011 | Arts

It is a tremendously simple narrative, linear and sweet -- a love story of boy meets horse, boy loses horse, boy goes through hell to get horse back.

The Flexibility of Conventional Warfare

Adam Elkus | Posted 06.08.2011 | World
Adam Elkus

There are basically two "ideal" types of military operations -- irregular warfare fought by guerrillas and terrorists on the small-unit level and regu...

The Immigrant Experience in the U.S.

Kate Kelly | Posted 06.06.2011 | Books
Kate Kelly

What David Laskin clearly expresses, and what must certainly be true of all wars, is that when the fighting begins, soldiers are fighting to live and to save their buddies.

Turkey's Influence in a Changing Middle East Is Limited

Tulin Daloglu | Posted 06.06.2011 | World
Tulin Daloglu

Is the Israeli-Palestinian conflict really the biggest problem in the Middle East? The Arab Spring shows that Arab misrule is an even bigger and far more pervasive problem.

Honoring All our WWI Heroes

Ken Blackwell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ken Blackwell

President Obama and Vice President Biden this week paid an unannounced visit to Arlington National Cemetery to offer the thanks of a grateful nation for the service of Frank Buckles. It is altogether fitting and proper that they should do this.

Submarine Lost During World War I Found Off Dutch Coast

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

THE HAGUE, Netherlands -- The Dutch navy says it has discovered the sunken wreck of a German World War I submarine off the island of Terschelling and ...

Opposing a War and Supporting the Troops: An Oxymoron?

Dorian de Wind | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dorian de Wind

Until our national debate genuinely focuses on what is truly a threat to our national security, opposing a war and supporting the troops will continue to be an oxymoron in the eyes of so many decent Americans.

"Support Our Troops": What It Means

William Astore | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
William Astore

"Support Our Troops," in this veteran's opinion, does not mean unquestioned support of our government's decisions and its wars. Anything less than critical debate does a disservice to our troops.