Author Archives: John C. McKay

What’s It Like to Be in Battle?

Historians may never fully comprehend the soldier’s experience, but several are trying.

Cuba Is a Diplomatic Cautionary Tale

A half-century of inconsistent and ineffective U.S. behavior towards Havana provides a model of how not to conduct foreign policy.

Autobiography of a Recovery

Robert Timberg’s gripping memoir traces his way from burning in Vietnam to writing in Washington.