Category: World History

Neither the United States nor its President exist in a vacuum, separate from the other countries of the world. We are connected by our economies, conflicts, religions, populations, and territory. To safely lead the United States on the world stage, our President must understand the history of the nations and people of this world.

  1. The Art of War by Sun Tzu

    General Overview (from The Art of War is the Swiss army knife of military theory–pop out a different tool for any situation. Folded into this small package are compact views on resourcefulness, momentum, cunning, the profit motive, flexibility, integrity, … Continue reading

  2. The Fourth Turning by William Strauss and Neil Howe

    General Overview (from The Fourth Turning continues the project of mapping out the place of generations in history, a project begun in the authors’ earlier books Generations and 13th Gen. If millennial fever takes hold, The Fourth Turning may … Continue reading

  3. The Middle East by Bernard Lewis

    General Description (from To gain a better understanding of contemporary Middle Eastern culture and society, which is steeped in tradition, one should look closely at its history. Bernard Lewis, Professor of Near Eastern studies at Princeton University, considered one … Continue reading