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Long-form articles by historians
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From Harlem to Ferguson: LBJ's War on Crime and America's Prison Crisis
The West without Water: What Can Past Droughts Tell Us About Tomorrow?
Erdoğan’s Presidential Dreams, Turkey’s Constitutional Politics
Good Guys and Bad Guys with Guns: Gun Control in Canada and the U.S.
China Dreams and the “Road to Revival”
An Enemy Until You Need A Friend: The Role of "Big Government" in American History
Savage Gladiators vs. Civilized Amateurs: Rome and Athens in American Sports Culture
Baptized in the Jordan: Restoring a Holy River
The Road to Same-Sex Marriage: Lesbian Mothers, Gay Fathers, and the American Family
Clampdown and Blowback: How State Repression Has Radicalized Islamist Groups in Egypt
The Illegalization of Marijuana: A Brief History
The Ukrainian Crisis: In Russia's Long Shadow
A Fresh Start for Pakistan?
Russia, Gay Rights, and the Sochi Olympics
People Were Skeptical about Veterans’ Hospitals, Too: The Affordable Care Act and Health Policy Precedents
Alawites and the Fate of Syria
America's "Big Brother": A Century of U.S. Domestic Surveillance
Justice Denied: The Killing of Trayvon Martin in Historical Perspective
Viewpoint Iran: The Past and Present of the U.S.-Iran Standoff
European Disunion: The Rise and Fall of a Post-War Dream?
Aerial Torpedoes, Buzz Bombs, and Predators: The Long Cultural History of Drones
Breaking Up Is Hard to Do: America's Love Affair with the Two-Party System
Two Popes and a Primate: The Changing Face of Global Christianity
Who Owns the Nile? Egypt, Sudan, and Ethiopia’s History-Changing Dam