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Game of Thrones and the Significance of ‘Last Stands’ in US and British Imperial Military History
April 23, 2019

Game of Thrones and the Significance of ‘Last Stands’ in US and British Imperial Military History

By Franz-Stefan Gady
The upcoming fight for Winterfell in the HBO series Game of Thrones speaks to the mother of all mythologies in Western imperialist military history.

British Loot and China’s Belt and Road
September 07, 2018

British Loot and China’s Belt and Road

By Bonnie Girard
Does the past augur the future?
The British Raj’s Social and Institutional Impact on Indian Society
August 17, 2017

The British Raj’s Social and Institutional Impact on Indian Society

By Akhilesh Pillalamarri
The legacy of empire was born of profit-seeking.

August 15: Indians Remember Japan's Role in World War II Too
August 14, 2015

August 15: Indians Remember Japan's Role in World War II Too

By Akhilesh Pillalamarri
On August 15, Indians will celebrate their independence--however, they too remember World War II.

The 100 Days That Ended the ‘White Man’s Burden’ in Asia
August 11, 2015

The 100 Days That Ended the ‘White Man’s Burden’ in Asia

By Franz-Stefan Gady
In just three months, the Imperial Japanese Army ended 150 years of European domination of Asia.

Should India Thank British Rule For a Free Press?
July 29, 2015

Should India Thank British Rule For a Free Press?

By Franz-Stefan Gady
The British were instrumental in creating the one institution that, like nothing else, helped bring down their rule in India.

Sorry, the United Kingdom Does Not Owe India Reparations
July 24, 2015

Sorry, the United Kingdom Does Not Owe India Reparations

By Akhilesh Pillalamarri
There are good reasons why Britain doesn't owe India reparations.
Was Double Government in Afghanistan a Folly?
June 18, 2015

Was Double Government in Afghanistan a Folly?

By Catherine Putz
During and after the First Anglo-Afghan War, the British embarked on a hybrid form of colonialism, it didn't work.

200 Years Ago, Britain Recruited South Asia's Fiercest Warriors
April 25, 2015

200 Years Ago, Britain Recruited South Asia's Fiercest Warriors

By Akhilesh Pillalamarri
200 years ago today, the legendary Gorkha rifles were formed.

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