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A nation must think before it acts.
E-Notes are policy-oriented articles covering current developments around the globe that impinge upon American foreign policy and national security priorities.
To students of history and international politics, the phrase “preparing to fight the last war” has a familiar ring. It refers to a particularly dangerous form of mental lag, to applying lessons learned from an old failure to conditions...Read more »
The Centennial of the First Zionist Congress at Basel reminds us of just how much one talented man could do in the late Victorian world. This era has come down to us as a time of rigid social hierarchy...Read more »
On October 28, 1898, a squadron of Turkish Janissaries swept by the Mikve Israel school near Yaffo followed by German cavalry at full gallop, their sabres gleaming in the midday sun. Then, a quarter mile back came Kaiser Wilhelm...Read more »