4 thoughts on “Al Qaeda on the rise

  1. Anon

    "[Obama will] have left a disaster that will make post-Vietnam Southeast Asia–boat people, "killing fields" genocide and all–look like "Mr. Rogers' Neighborhood,"

    Great quote.

    1. Nick Elias



      Arthur Herman is a historian and author of the Pulitzer Prize finalist Gandhi and Churchill: The Epic Rivalry That Destroyed an Empire and Forged Our Age (Bantam, 2008), the Mountbatten Prize–nominated To Rule the Waves: How the British Navy Shaped the Modern World (HarperCollins, 2005), the New York Times bestseller How the Scots Invented the Modern World (Three Rivers Press, 2001), and many articles on foreign and military policy. At AEI, he will be working on a new book that will trace the mobilization of American industry, technology, and material production over the course of World War II.


      * Lecturer, Smithsonian's Campus on the Mall, 1990–present
      * Associate Professor of History, George Mason University, 1990–2000
      * Visiting Assistant Professor of History, Georgetown University, 1991–92
      * Coordinator, Western Heritage Program, Smithsonian’s Campus on the Mall, 1995–2004


      Ph.D., history, Johns Hopkins University
      M.A., history, Johns Hopkins University
      B.A., history, minor in classics, University of Minnesota

  2. Michael Antonucci

    You can have qualifications and still be a shameless hack. Case in point.

    The idea that this dude really has the jump on the CIA because of his minor in classics is laughable.

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