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Wesley Allen Riddle was awarded his B.S. degree from the United States Military Academy, West Point, and his M.Phil. with Distinction from Oxford University. He currently is professor of history at West Point.

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The Immutable Nature of the Constitution

THERE’S A PHILOSOPHY ABOUT THE CONSTITUTION that’s killing it — ironically, by conceiving it as a so-called living thing, subject to reinterpretation by society. In our entire history, the view has been ascendant for only the last 40 years ...

World War I and the Great Departure, Part 2

Part 1 | Part 2 During World War 1, the persecution of Germans in American society was so pronounced that Germans were forced to abandon their language and customs, at least in public. German books were burned outside numerous ...

World War I and the Great Departure, Part 1

Part 1 | Part 2 The fiftieth anniversary of the end of World War II has provided an occasion for revisiting the momentous events from 1939 to 1945 that reshaped the world. It may well be that this commemoration ...