The Monroe Doctrine

Editor’s Note: The 5th President of the United States, James Monroe is primarily remembered for the doctrine that bears his name. This became the standard American policy for international relations for generations,


Book Review – "The Pity of War"

The Pity of War. Niall Ferguson. New York: Basic Books, 1999. Pp. xliii+563. $17.00. ISBN 0-465-05712-8. Organizing his book, The Pity of War, around ten hypothetical questions, Niall Ferguson attempts to show