How Justinian Stole Silk from China

Industrial espionage is nothing new. The Chinese communists are among the masters of this craft. Ironically, the industry China is…

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The Siege of Alesia: A Lesson in War’s Cruelty

As the military races toward woke obsolescence, we would be wise to remember the lessons that show us what war…

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Theodore Roosevelt on Preparedness and the CCP Threat

If the last year has taught us anything, it is that we are not living in a utopia where history…

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What Is The Most Vital Lesson of Homer’s Iliad?

It is 2021 and the world grows more dangerous every day. Free nations convulse themselves with hysterical, unreal ideologies on…

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How Theodore Roosevelt Solved the 1902 Venezuela Crisis

The early 20th century saw increasing great power competition. The rise of the United States, Japan, and especially Germany disrupted…

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Ma’at: Ancient Egyptian Goddess of Truth and Cosmic Order

Ancient man seems hopelessly backward by the standards of our modern sensibilities. We feel comfortably superior in comparison to his…

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Decisive Battles: The Battle of Normandy (1944)

His heart pounds in his chest so furiously he thinks it may explode. Though the very air above him hisses…

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How to End Criminal Enterprises: A Lesson from the Golden Age of Piracy

Most are familiar with the golden age of piracy, if only in vagueries and fanciful accents. Millennials and Generation Z…

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