Wars of national liberation
Wars of national liberation or national liberation revolutions are conflicts fought by nationalities to gain independence. The term is used in conjunction with wars against foreign powers (or at least...
4th Of July: Nine Myths Debunked
Many stories of U.S. independence turn out to be more 4th of July fiction than fact—and "National Treasure" isn't the only culprit.
What A Toilet Shows About Life During The American Revolution
The finds from an 18th-century Philadelphia privy have researchers flush with excitement. This punchbowl, found in a privy pit behind an illegal tavern, celebrates the vessel Tryphena. In 1765, the sh...
Hezbollah killing: Thousands mourn Badreddine at Beirut funeral
Thousands attend the funeral in Lebanon's capital, Beirut, of top Hezbollah military commander Mustafa Amine Badreddine, who was killed in Syria.
Islamic State Claims Responsibility For Beirut Suicide Bombings That Kill Dozens
Twin suicide bombings claimed by the Islamic State killed dozens of people and wounded more than 200 in Beirut on Thursday, raising fears of intensified attempts by the radical Sunni group to undermin...
IDF playing war games, but with real Palestinians
GOC Central Command Maj. Gen. Nitzan Alon concluded nearly a decade in the West Bank this week. He had served in the territories since 2005, apart from a two-year break in which he established the int...
Patrick Henry’s “Liberty or Death” Speech, 240 Years Ago
On March 23, 1775, Patrick Henry sounded one of the most famous calls to arms in American history. During a meeting of the Second Virginia Convention at St. John’s Church in Richmond, the 38-year-old...
4th Of July: Nine Myths Debunked
Many stories of U.S. independence turn out to be more 4th of July fiction than fact—and "National Treasure" isn't the only culprit.
Hezbollah killing: Thousands mourn Badreddine at Beirut funeral
Thousands attend the funeral in Lebanon's capital, Beirut, of top Hezbollah military commander Mustafa Amine Badreddine, who was killed in Syria.