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World War I (1914-1918)

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  • The Scots have little to gain and a whole lot to lose with independence

    The Scots have little to gain and a whole lot to lose with independence
    The gravest immediate threat to the West's long-term security does not emanate from Vladimir Putin or from the militants of the Islamic State. Rather, surprisingly, it comes from peace-loving Scots. With polls now showing a majority of Scots...
  • French TV Program Exports Reach All-Time Record in 2013

    International sales of French TV programs reached an all-time record in 2013, rising 8% to €137 million ($176 million). The study, conducted by the CNC, France's national film and TV board, and TV France Intl., the association of French TV program...
  • Venice Film Review: 'Theeb'

    . Naji Abu Nowar's impressive debut feature riffs on oater themes, and the stunning location work in southern Jordan has the grandeur of Monument Valley, yet this is no Western knockoff but a well-told WWI-era story grounded in Bedouin-specific customs....
  • 'No Man's Land' brings global voice to stories of World War I

    "No Man's Land: Fiction From a World at War 1914-1918," edited by Pete Ayrton; Pegasus (572 pages, $15.95) One hundred years ago this week, British and French forces defeated the German army during World War I in the Battle of the Marne. More than 2...
  • Will Scotland Break Free Of United Kingdom?

    Tucking into a dish of Scottish haggis is not a task for the fainthearted. There are various haggis recipes, but basically it is sheep's pluck — the heart, lungs and liver — cooked together, then mixed with suet and oatmeal and boiled in a...
  • Nationalism can unite or divide: New Voices

    I am proud to be an American. I bleed red, white and, blue. I live the American dream. This strong sense of pride that we feel in our country is encompassed in the concept of nationalism. We are united under one cultural identity. We share the same...
  • Jelly bean art returns to Reading museum

    A year ago, Reading Public Museum had success with an exhibit of art masterpieces, including "American Gothic" and "Mona Lisa," fashioned out of jelly beans. Now the candy creations are back, and this time the subjects are endangered species of...
  • ISIS plan, SeaWorld, and Christians: Letters

    ISIS plan, SeaWorld, and Christians: Letters
    No to Obama's ISIS plan Bomb, and build a mercenary army, to punish ISIS. That is our president's proposal for dealing with the new brutality of Middle Eastern sectarianism. What are the easily predictable results? Collateral damage, innocent deaths,...
  • Fall arts preview 2014: Theater listings

    Fall arts preview 2014: Theater listings
    'Happy Days' Sept. 13-Oct. 12 Director Andrei Belgrader reimagines Samuel Beckett's existential fable as a parable about climate change and environmental catastrophe with Tony Shalhoub and Brooke Adams. Boston Court Performing Arts Center, 70 N....
  • Trudy Rubin: Islamic State threat too big to ignore

    Now that President Barack Obama has finally laid out a strategy to "degrade and destroy" the Islamic State, there are only two (very big) questions that matter: Is this strategy really necessary? And can it succeed? My answer to the first question is a...
  • Paul Greenberg: The Hollow Men

    This is the way the world ends This is the way the world ends This is the way the world ends Not with a bang but a whimper. --T. S. Eliot, "The Hollow Men" ... Once again our secretary of state is busy observing American foreign policy rather...