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Uncle Sam sits on a car in a parade in Barnstable, Massachusetts Reuters/Mike Segar

July 4th Trivia Quiz

Tuesday is July 4—TWE’s favorite holiday. To mark the occasion, here is the annual TWE July 4 trivia quiz. There are thirteen questions in honor of the thirteen colonies that threw off the yoke of British tyranny. Read More

June 19, 2017

What’s Worth Reading This Summer? editor Bob McMahon and I recorded our annual summer reading episode of CFR’s “The World Next Week” podcast last week.

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June 14, 2017

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Happy Birthday to the U.S. Army!

The United States Army celebrates its 242nd birthday today. If you see an active duty, former, or retired member of the United States Army today, wish their service Happy Birthday. The Army website provides a short but thorough overview of its history. Here are five things worth knowing:  

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May 26, 2017

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Remembering Whom Memorial Day Honors

The United States has fought twelve major wars and numerous smaller skirmishes in its history.

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