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News Abroad


  • The Sorrow of Watching Notre Dame Burn

    by Ed Simon

    "In this age of uncertainty, of rage, of horror, and of violence; of the decline of democracy and the heating of the planet; it can feel as if Notre-Dame’s fire is as if watching the very world itself be engulfed."


  • Is the Western World Declining and Russia Rising?

    by Walter G. Moss

    Yes, according to Glenn Diesen’s 2018 book The Decay of Western Civilization and Resurgence of Russia. But this isn't the first time scholars have made such a prediction and been wrong. 


  • The Golan Heights: Its History and Significance Today

    by Moriel Ram

    Donald Trump’s decision to recognise Israel’s sovereignty over the Golan Heights might have serious repercussions for the future but to understand exactly why, and how, it’s necessary to first understand the past.      


  • Why the U.S. Bombed Auschwitz, But Didn't Save the Jews

    by Rafael Medoff

    Seventy-five years ago this week—on March 19, 1944—German troops marched into Hungary. The country’s 800,000 Jews, the last major Jewish community to have eluded the raging Holocaust, now lay within Hitler’s grasp.


  • How the Allies Won on D-Day

    by Giles Milton

    A ground-breaking account of the first 24 hours of the D-Day invasion told by a symphony of incredible accounts of unknown and unheralded members of the Allied – and Axis – forces.