Posts Tagged: book excerpt
How one internally displaced Colombian found himself caught between rebels and paramilitaries -- and how he suffered for it.
This excerpt from scholar and activist Lawrence Wittner's autobiography recounts a visit to the Soviet Union and an unusual historical find.
Can a superpower act morally in its foreign policy? Recent evidence of U.S. conducts suggests otherwise.
In this excerpt from a new graphic novel, a young protester goes missing after a mass demonstration in the aftermath of Iran's 2009 elections.
In this excerpt from a new book of narratives about men and women needlessly swept up in the War on Terror, the FBI inadvertently reveals the scope of its surveillance.
These excerpts from narratives of three survivors of Burma's military regime are a powerful evocation of life during wartime.
The United States has pursued an "eagle" approach of military intervention overseas for much of its history. Will President Obama change the direction of U.S. foreign policy?
For as long as I could remember, the Brandenburg Gate had been the preeminent symbol of the age and Berlin the epicenter of contemporary history. Yet by the time I made it to the once and future German capital, history was already moving on.
'The Will to Resist' is a book about average soldiers and their brave acts of dissent against a system that is betraying them.
Gerald J. "G. J." Cassidy's death illustrates how the problem of medical negligence goes beyond the deplorable conditions at Walter Reed Army Medical Center.