Skip to main content

Opinion: What Really Triggered World War I?

Arthur Herman

Hudson Institute Senior Fellow Arthur Herman on how Europe’s weak system of military alliances and Great Britain’s “splendid isolation” caused the outbreak of World War I.

Related Articles

How France Became an Iran Hawk

Joseph Bahout & Benjamin Haddad

The French don't trust Iran's nuclear promises, but they don't trust Washington much, either....

Continue Reading

Comprehensive Chinese Military Buildup

Richard Weitz

The recent Pentagon reports on Chinese military power do not confirm any radical changes or breakthroughs in Chinese military capabilities during the ...

Continue Reading

U.S. Policy and the Strategic Relationship of Greece, Cyprus, and Israel: Power Shifts in the Eastern Mediterranean

Seth Cropsey

The strategic relationship that has formed between Greece, Israel, and Cyprus since 2010 is a model for successful regional cooperation....

View PDF