November 2009

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From Washington to Paris

The American Revolution resulted in a stable republic that has lasted more than two hundred years. The French Revolution began in the same time period with similar goals, but quickly degenerated into the Reign of…

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Chechnya: Russia’s Inferno

Chechnya: Russia’s Inferno Chechnya has long been a hotbed of violence and discontent and a thorn in the side of Russian leaders. Chechnya has been fighting the Russians in their various political incarnations for nearly…

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Iran: A Nuclear Power?

Iran: A Nuclear Power? Iran troubles the United States for two reasons: its nuclear weapons program and its support for terrorist groups like Hezbollah. It is not likely to give up either because Iran wants…