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On April 30, 2011

Cameron McWhirter on the impact of the Mortenson scandal: Grass-roots nonprofits across the country now find themselves under intense scrutiny because of the Mortenson scandal. Many are considering go

I have no idea if the jacket copy is an accurate description of the contents, and the book seems interesting anyway, but this made me laugh when I came across it in a bookstore recently: In 1868 Congress impeached President Andrew Johnson of Tennessee, the man who had succeeded the murdered Lincoln, bringing the nation […]
Sadie Jones’ Small Wars is a novel about British efforts to put down the Greek Cypriot insurgency in the mid-1950s. Jones concentrates on the Treherne family, including Hal, a British military officer, his wife Claire, and their two children.  It’s not quite right to say that the settlement of British military families in the war […]
This is the fifth installment of an eight part series on the Patterson School’s Summer Reading List. Hide and Seek, Charles Duelfer The Accidental Guerrilla, David Kilcullen The Limits of Power, Andrew Bacevich Huang Yasheng, Capitalism with Chinese Characteristics Walter Laqueur, The Last Days of Europe In the past, the Patterson School has included some truly […]
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