It operates as a refuge for a civilizing element in short supply in contemporary America: honest criticism
Notes & Comments
History stirs again
It is the crucial moments, like the one Ukraine is experiencing right now, that build history.
was right!Support The
Some wars you can see coming: Germany gobbles up Austria and large parts of Czechoslovakia; it militarizes the Rhineland and trespasses upon every agreement it had made regarding the size and appointment of its armed forces. Winston Churchill saw it coming as early as 1935, long before the Anschluss. In “Hitler and His Choice,” Churchill acknowledged that the new German leader had recently “offered many words of reassurance, eagerly lapped up by those who have been so tragically wrong about Germany in the past. Only time can show, but, meanwhile, the great wheels revolve; the rifles, the cannon, the tanks, the shot and shell, the air-bombs, the poi ...
This article is available to subscribers and for individual purchase
This article originally appeared in The New Criterion, Volume 32 February 2014, on page 1
Copyright © 2016 The New Criterion | www.newcriterion.comhttp://www.newcriterion.com/articles.cfm/History-stirs-again-7807
E-mail to friend
On the recent controversy over the Rhodes Scholarship.
Who represents the real faith?
On the importance of calling things by their real names.
March 29 2016
Friends and Young Friends Event: The Climate Surprise
The Walter Duranty Prize for Journalistic Mendacity
Introduction to The Kennedy Phenomenon
The Kennedy Phenomenon: "Watching the Kennedy Train-Wreck"