After 1938's Munich Agreement, "appeasement" became a dirty word in international relations. But scholars argue that appeasement can be a useful tool.
The Strange Tale of the Pacific Ocean Biological Survey Program
In the 1960s, over seventy scientists and graduate students traveled to U.S. outlying islands as part of the Pacific Ocean Biological Survey Program.
Pearl Harbor at 75
Seventy-five years ago on the morning of December 7th, 1941, the Japanese attacked the U.S. naval base at Pearl Harbor in the Hawaii Territory.
The Power of Deterrence
The First World War witnessed the first major use of chemical warfare, but by the Second World War deterrence seemed to work.
Do Terrorists Ever Win?
Surveying the purported objectives of 28 international terrorist groups and determining whether these groups achieved their aims.