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The Great Terror

This post looks at the Great Terror, sometimes called the Great Purge, that Joseph Stalin unleashed upon the Soviet Union beginning in 1936. Learn...
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Biafra Genocide – A Forgotten History

Between 1967 and 1970, an estimated 2 million Igbo Nigerians were killed by the Nigerian military after seceding to form the Republic of Biafra....
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Stages of the Holocaust – The Ongoing History of Genocide –...

In our final episode that looks at the Holocaust in our series Never Again…Again, The Ongoing History of Genocide, JB Shreve and Brian Butler...
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History of Haiti

This article explores the history of Haiti that brought us to the present status. The assassination of Haiti's President Jovenel Moïse this week is only...
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Ordinary Men and the Others – The Ongoing History of Genocide...

It is easy to imagine the perpetrators of the holocaust as vile, wicked, evil people. The truth is more disturbing. The holocaust occurred because...
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Origins of the Holocaust – The Ongoing History of Genocide –...

It is all too easy, 80 years removed, to look at the holocaust and imagine we would never cooperate or tolerate such evil in...
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The Armenian Genocide – The Ongoing History of Genocide – Episode...

Raphael Lemkin, the man who invented the word genocide, described the Armenian genocide as one of the textbook examples of genocide that caused him to...
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The Herero Genocide – The Ongoing History of Genocide – Episode...

In this first episode in our new podcast series on the history of genocide, Never Again…Again - The Ongoing History of Genocide JB Shreve and...

The History of American Foreign Policy in the Middle East

It did not start with peace summits and oil. It also did not begin with unconditional US support of Israel and Saudi Arabia. The...
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Barry Goldwater – The New Conservative

When Barry Goldwater is recalled to today's popular imagination, he is remembered as an extremist, a danger, and a war hawk. In his 1964...