History of Military Stalemates: Why We Have Proxy Wars

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History of Military Stalemates: Why We Have Proxy Wars In recent weeks, the U.S. Congress has been considering bills for funding military support in Israel, Ukraine, and the Indo-Pacific (code for Taiwan). What is the historical perspective behind funding wars that are not “directly” in a country or on its borders? Why do nations use proxy…

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History of Christmas: King Herod

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HISTORY OF KING HEROD: WHY WAS HE CALLED GREAT The Wise men asked Herod the King: “Where is he who has been born king of the Jews?” While this seems an unlikely question to ask a client king of the great Roman Empire, they were not asking in a complete vacuum. During the century around…

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