The “Lessons” of Britain’s Counterinsurgency in Malaya
Wen-Qing Ngoei | Jul 2, 2019If US policymakers and military strategists don't learn from history, it hasn't been for a lack of trying.
AHA Member Spotlight: Constantinos E. Scaros
Matthew Keough | May 30, 2019Constantinos E. Scaros is a professor of history and political science on the faculties of Colorado Technical University, Lebanon Valley College, and St. Petersburg College.
Elisabeth Israels Perry (1939–2018)
David Perry | May 20, 2019Elisabeth Israels Perry, a feminist political historian, died on November 11, 2018.
From the National History Center, Perspectives Daily
Kathleen Day | Apr 3, 2019Deposit insurance was meant to stop bank runs. But by generating unwarranted confidence in the banking system, it creates danger.
W. Fitzhugh Brundage | Mar 20, 2019Intended to enable the prosecution of torturers, the legislation ended up as sand in the gears of the War on Terror.
Samuel T. McSeveney (1930–2017)
Paul K. Conkin | Nov 1, 2018Samuel T. McSeveney, professor of history emeritus at Vanderbilt University, died on August 5, 2017.
Seth Denbo | Sep 19, 2018Historians criticize the Department of Defense for its slow and incomplete declassification of historically significant documents.
Seth Denbo | Aug 27, 2018Interference by political appointees may imperil the future of the Historical Advisory Committee.
RIP to the Liberal Order
Suzy Kim | Aug 13, 2018Misgivings about the end of the liberal order following the US-North Korea summit ignore the US historical record.