After 61 Years, Korean War Offers Modern Lessons

June 26th, 2011

By Dan Miller As we remember our military personnel who gave their lives during the conflict, we might also think about the reasons it happened and about how to diminish the likelihood of another, in Korea and elsewhere. Sixty-one years ago, on June 25, 1950, North Korea “unexpectedly” invaded South Korea.  As we remember our […]


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The Past Is Prologue

December 2nd, 2010

By Dan Miller So it is with China, Russia and Korea. The events leading up to the North Korean invasion of South Korea sixty years ago are, of course, now ancient history, dull and little considered in evaluating current events. Stalin, Mao and Kim il-Sung are dead. Unfortunately, their spirits survive and continue to haunt […]


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Stop Memorializing a Monster

July 21st, 2010

By Trevor Dane The Bust of Joseph Stalin at the National D-Day Memorial Museum Has to Go On average, over 15 million tourists descend on Washington, DC each year to walk among the hundreds of inspiring and precisely sculpted monuments honoring many of America’s most historically famous political and cultural leaders. Of course, Washington DC […]


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History Repeating…?

January 10th, 2009

Imagine reading this headline: “German People Vote Adolf Hitler Third Most Popular German Historical Figure.” Can you really imagine that? The international condemnation against such an act would be immediate, forceful, and united. It would be a major news story in newspapers, on TV, and the internet. Such an unthinkable action would warrant official statements […]


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