Geopolitics shape events, not the other way around. The assassination does not upset Russo-Turkish relations.
Not until the end of the Cold War did Germany accept the loss of East Prussia, Eastern Pomerania and Silesia.
The Cuban leader’s main geopolitical accomplishment was keeping the island free from American domination.
Franklin Roosevelt’s speechwriter saw unity as a way to keep the English-speaking world free of totalitarianism.
A Finnish defeat in the 1940 Winter War might have allowed the Soviets to push deeper into Europe.
Two divides — between the North and the South and between California and Texas — deserve more attention.
German Americans have been something of a silent majority, despite their significant contributions to the culture.
People have historically looked to “big men” for leadership. Institutions exist to rein them in.
A French economist was ahead of his time and proposed to split Germany after the First, not the Second, World War.
America made plans to invade Canada and fight the British Empire and Japan at the same time.
After the death of Thailand’s Bhumibol Adulyadej, there will be even fewer monarchs with political power.
Yearn though Colombians might for peace, fifty years of war has left them yearning even more for justice.