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Back to the future: Scottish parliaments in context

In the last of our series of blogposts on Anglo-Scottish relations, Dr Alastair Mann, Senior Lecturer at the University of Stirling, describes the Scottish Parliament project… 1,105 more words


Resources for historians: Foreign Relations of the United States


Historians of Irish Foreign Policy will be familiar with the work of the Royal Irish Academy to digitalise the papers of the… 620 more words

League Of Nations

Ambassador Freeman on American statecraft -- It's hard to think of anything that has gone right.

– Domani Spero
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Ambassador Chas Freeman was the U. S. Ambassador to Saudi Arabia (1989 to 1992 ) during operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm. 2,922 more words

Foreign Service

The Battle of Blenheim and British Politics

In August 1704 the duke of Marlborough led allied forces to a great victory at Blenheim. Dr Charles Littleton, Senior Research Fellow in our… 951 more words

18th Century History

Union with Scotland – Cromwellian Style

Today’s post is the next in our series looking at Anglo-Scottish relations in the run-up to the Scottish independence referendum. Our own Dr Patrick Little… 543 more words

Early Modern History

The ‘White Warfare of the South’: Shackleton’s Endurance Expedition and the First World War

This week the country is marking the 100th anniversary of Britain’s entry into the First World War. As Dr Robin Eagles, Senior Research Fellow in our… 996 more words


So Much to Lose by William J. Rust

In So Much to Lose: John F. Kennedy and American Policy in Laos (University Press of Kentucky, 376 pp., $40) William J. Rust offers a meticulous account of President John F. 458 more words

Vietnam War