Winston Churchill

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  • A portrait of Russian President Vladimir Putin which is part of the exhibit "The Art of Leadership: A President's  Diplomacy," is on display at the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum in Dallas, Friday, April 4, 2014. The exhibit of portraits of world leaders painted by former President George W. Bush opens Saturday and runs through June 3.  (AP Photo/Benny Snyder)

    CHARLES: The growing global storm of authoritarianism

    A strange cyclone is building worldwide, one worth seeing clearly and placing in historical perspective.


  • Ted Cruz

    Ted Cruz reveals his comic side in speeches; impressions get rotten tomatoes

    When Sen. Ted Cruz was in the middle of his 21-hour filibuster, he had already read "Green Eggs and Ham" to his children via C-SPAN, found himself killing time and needed a way to praise his fellow filibusterist, Sen. Mike Lee. So he tapped into his actor's training and summoned up his best Darth Vader impression.


  • Illustration by Greg Groesch/The Washington Times

    CHARLES: The familiar feel of the Iron Curtain

    Vladimir Putin is pulling Winston Churchill's Iron Curtain back across the Crimea.


  • BOOK REVIEW: 'Churchill's First War'

    With the possible exception of his archenemy Adolf Hitler, Winston Churchill saw more front-line combat than any leader of the 20th century.


  • BOOK REVIEW: 'Churchill and the King'

    They were a truly odd couple. George VI never wanted to be king of England, and Winston Churchill always wanted to be its prime minister, and they found themselves locked in an unusual partnership during one of the most perilous periods in English history.


  • Associated Press
The National Churchill Library and Center at George Washington University will be devoted to British Prime Minister Winston Churchill, who was admired for his leadership during World War II.

    BOOK REVIEW: 'Churchill's Bomb'

    On occasion, a book crosses my desk with a viewpoint so daft that I find myself checking the dust jacket to reassure myself that it emanated from an ostensibly reliable source, not some crank who lives out under the viaduct.


  • In Churchill's land, 49ers' coach awaits Jaguars

    His players may be more interested in eating and shopping. San Francisco 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh wants to draw on the force of history.


  • Grover Cleveland

    PRUDEN: When Obama mails it in

    Barack Obama is bored. You can see it in his demeanor and in his face, the way anticipation becomes melancholy. Most of all you can hear it in his voice when he steps up to make the speech that once sent audiences into frenzy. He's mailing it in (with postage due).


  • BOOK REVIEW: 'Science and Government'

    When C.P. Snow arrived to lecture at Harvard in 1960, he was riding a wave of fame that followed his talk on "The Two Cultures" at Cambridge University the year before when he pointed out that the intellectual world was becoming increasingly divided between science and the humanities.


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