Spanish-American War

  • Why Smedley Butler Turned Against US Empire

    by Patrick Iber

    After leading Marines to secure the American empire in the wake of the Spanish-American War, Major Smedley Butler by 1935 repented and called himself "a racketeer for capitalism." 

  • The United States and Cuba: Here We Go Again

    by Thomas Fleming

    A mix of love and hate has characterized America‚Äôs relations with Cuba from the start. What many don't know is that the Castro brothers continued the terrorism practiced by the first Cuban revolutionaries. 

  • Remember the Maine?

    by Jeremy Kuzmarov

    History provides reasons to be skeptical of the administration's chemical weapons claim in Syria.