Author Archives: William Anthony Hay

The Making of Éamon de Valera

How did a buttoned-up conservative become an Irish revolutionary?

The Debtor’s Road to Peace and Prosperity

How borrowing nations have built power and wealth of their own

England’s Game of Thrones

The Tudors, despite their despotism and drama, solved many political problems in the late middle ages.

Empire’s Aftermath

The lessons of colonialism’s collapse and unruly wake, as taught by Michael Burleigh’s Small Wars, Far Away Places

The Map to Power

Why geography trumps ideology