World War I

Max Beckmann: The Faces of World War I

From Circulating Now by Ginny A. Roth: Max Beckmann, 1884–1950, was a painter and print-maker, primarily known for his self-portraits. Although Beckmann railed against being tagged as belonging to any art movement, he is most commonly classified as an Expressionist… Read More ›

The Origins of Drone Warfare

From History Today by James Rogers author of Drone Warfare: Concepts and Controversies: Drones are controversial weapons. For almost two decades, remotely piloted aircraft have provided the US military and the CIA with the capability to deploy precision strikes globally: killing… Read More ›