WHEN THE SPANISH MET THE AZTECS

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FRESH PERSPECTIVES ON OUR GLOBAL PAST

How can enemies forge a lasting peace?

The Iranian Revolution Why 1979’s uprising still shapes the Middle East

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How an ancient Persian emperor became a modern

youth icon

AMERICA’S WAR ON DRUGS The roots of the present-day opiate crisis

How Gandhi inspires today’s protests RELIGION, RELATIVITY AND RATIONALISM A brief history of global philosophy

WHY WEAKNESS

IS POWERFUL When falling empires

change the world