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What We’re Reading: Helpless and Hopeless

Eagle Against the Sun By Ronald H. Spector Today, we tend to view the period between the German surrender in May 1945 and the Japanese capitulation...

What We’re Reading: Latin American Debt and Russian Science Fiction

The Dance of the Millions: Latin America and the Debt Crisis By Jackie Roddick Latin America has been hit hard by the pandemic for a host...

What We’re Reading: From Loyalty to Disillusionment

The Lives of Others Directed by Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck In “The Lives of Others,” a Stasi agent is assigned to investigate the true loyalties of...

What We’re Reading: The Future of War and History of Hip-Hop

2034: A Novel of the Next World War By Elliot Ackerman and Adm. James Stavridis “2034: A Novel of the Next World War” is the latest...

What We’re Reading: Babies and Bad Guys

Challenge of the World Population Explosion U.S. Government Accountability Office While browsing Amazon, I came across a literary wonder: a book published by a federal agency...

What We’re Reading: Swordplay and Cake

The Book of Five Rings By Miyamoto Musashi “The Book of Five Rings” explores Japanese sword fighting techniques from the 1600s. I had low expectations when...

What We’re Reading: A Story of Survival

A House in the Sky By Amanda Lindhout and Sara Corbett Traveling through conflict zones isn’t for the faint at heart. There are a number of...

What We’re Reading: Defending Democracy

Democracy on the Defense By Yascha Mounk Every so often, I come across a passage from a book, or a segment of a podcast, or a...

What We’re Reading: Brexits and Meditations

Tales of Brexits Past and Present: Understanding the Choices, Threats and Opportunities In Our Separation from the EU By Nigel Culkin and Richard Simmons Perspective is...

What We’re Reading: D-Day and Fabrics

The Longest Day Directed by Ken Annakin, Andrew Marton, Gerd Oswald, Bernhard Wicki and Darryl F. Zanuck I suspect many GPF readers have already seen this...

What We’re Reading: Cuba and China

The Cuban Missile Crisis in American Memory: Myths Versus Reality By Sheldon M. Stern The Cuban missile crisis has many heroes. In one of the many...

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