Empires of Multiplicity
Two new books give us revisionist accounts of the histories of the Holy Roman and Austrian Empires.
One month in the desert kingdom isn’t enough time to learn its complexities. Even forty years might not do it.
The United States needs a powerful India, a peaceful Pakistan, and accord between the two. What are the chances?
Two pundits—one ancient and one modern—explore the past, present, and future of old age.
The End of a Dream?
America’s great age of growth is over and discontentment drives our politics. Yet there’s hope of modest economic advances, if only we clear the way.