Obama Puts The War Powers Resolution To The Test

Obama Puts The War Powers Resolution To The Test

Today marks a significant milestone in a contest between the executive and legislative branches of this nation’s government that began nearly …read more

Nixon’s Advice On How To Deal With Libya

Nixon’s Advice On How To Deal With Libya

It has been very clear, since the end of February, that the crisis in Libya is becoming an event that, …read more

Must-read Review of a Must-read Book

Must-read Review of a Must-read Book

John Coyne’s thoughtful review of David and Julie Eisenhower’s outstanding book, Going Home to Glory, also offers as insightful and …read more

Eisenhower’s Other Warning Fifty Years Ago

Eisenhower’s Other Warning Fifty Years Ago

Anyone having the opportunity to interact with someone who is, say, more than eighty years old—and therefore remembers the Great …read more

9.30.1972 – S.A.L.T. I Takes Effect

9.30.1972 – S.A.L.T. I Takes Effect

The Strategic Arms Limitations Treaty – or SALT I – was the first anti-ballistic missile treaty signed between the United …read more

Nixon and Brezhnev – Partners in Détente

Nixon and Brezhnev – Partners in Détente

When historians discuss U.S.-Soviet relations, they tend to place a special emphasis on the personal relationships formed between the leaders …read more

A Legacy Of Peace

A Legacy Of Peace

As a youngster in Yorba Linda, Richard Nixon would lie awake at night in the small attic bedroom he …read more

Only Nixon Could Go To China

Only Nixon Could Go To China

When considering why Richard Nixon was the President who decided to extend the hand of friendship to the People’s Republic …read more

The Shanghai Communiqué

The Shanghai Communiqué

On February 27, 1972, the United States and China put together the joint U.S-China communiqué, the conclusion of Nixon and …read more