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“Whether it be long or short”

“The Queen is dead, long live the King.” The history of the world has revealed only a few lasting arguments for political legitimacy, and the most venerable of all is a hereditary monarchy. In the modern age, no monarch has been the equal of Her M ...

October 9, 2022

The meaning of Mikhail Gorbachev

At first glance, the most remarkable thing about the new Soviet leader was that he seemed to have a pulse. Mikhail Gorbachev became the eighth leader of the totalitarian state on March 11, 1985. At age 54, he became general secretary of the Communist ...

October 1, 2022

Only in America—the astounding life of Madeleine Albright, 1937–2022

What pin is she wearing today? During tumultuous years in global affairs, diplomats around the world looked to see what pin Madeleine Albright was wearing as she came into a meeting. Albright, at the time the highest-ranking woman in the history of t ...

April 24, 2022

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