Persian Gulf War

How the U. S. military reinvented itself after Vietnam

Our government called the terror attacks on our country an act of war and replied with a declaration of war on terrorism. What can history teach us about our prospects in such a war?

Generals are always prepared to fight the last war, as the durable and scornful proverb goes. But preparing to fight the last war is not necessarily a foolish thing to do. Read more >>

It's the tenth anniversary of the Gulf War. America certainly didn't lose, but what else do we know about it?

What the past tells of America’s role in the current crisis is sometimes contradictory—but always worth listening to

Men and women achieve historical perspective by making analogies. Read more >>