Articles on historical events, documents, and people that have shaped the international political landscape
Aug 24, 2023
“For over 40 years this organization has eluded all democratic controls and has been run by the secret services of the states concerned in collaboration with NATO. In certain Member States, military secret services (or uncontrolled branches thereof)
Jan 11, 2023
The struggles of post-colonial states are due to enduring colonial influence. This article explores how colonialism in Africa was conducted, and how methods of colonial historiography contributed to a romanticising of its impact.
Oct 18, 2022
This is the first section of a report of the Italian Parliamentary Committee of Inquiry into Operation Gladio, a clandestine military and intelligence network operating on European soil for forty years after WWII.
Aug 31, 2022
Historical fact is more unsettling than fiction. The first in a series, this article is an introduction to Gladio, a clandestine operation that changed Italian – and world – politics.