“The Hunt for Genghis Khan’s Tomb”
Maybe they’ve finally found: him.
Associate Professor of Economics, North Carolina State Univ.
As George Orwell observed, “He who controls the present, controls the past. He who controls the past, controls the future.”
Some Hollywood films are built on the idea of suspense on a grand scale â€” “The Last Days of Pompeii”, and the story of the Titanic are both perennials for filmmakers, because the audience knows the characters are doomed, and thus watching their otherwise everyday quotidian details takes on a whole new dimension, as we await the tragic denouement. Photos of the Middle East in the 1970s take on a similar look these days.
Why is it that lefties always get history wrong? The Jewish World Review recently published an editorial by NPR commentator