Why Should We Study War?

Bruce Thornton is a Shillman Journalism Fellow at the Freedom Center, a Research Fellow at Stanford's Hoover Institution, and a Professor of Classics and Humanities at the California State University. He is the author of nine books and numerous essays on classical culture and its influence on Western Civilization. His most recent book, Democracy's Dangers and Discontents (Hoover Institution Press), is now available for purchase.


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What military history tells us about human nature.

Rumsfeld’s Rules

Mark Tapson, a Hollywood-based writer and screenwriter, is a Shillman Journalism Fellow at the David Horowitz Freedom Center. He focuses on the politics of popular culture.


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The former Secretary of Defense’s leadership lessons.

The Virtue of Lucidity: Yuri Glazov and the Fate of Communism

Vladimir Tismaneanu is professor of politics at the University of Maryland (College Park) and author most recently of "The Devil in History: Communism, Fascism, and Some Lessons of the Twentieth Century" (University of California Press, 2012).


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A Soviet dissident’s account of totalitarianism’s haunting infiltration of the Russian psyche.

Have We Stopped Trying to Make Good People? – by Dennis Prager


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The most important question a society can ask.