What Does Finance Have to Do With War?
By Robert Farley
Examining how Japan financed its 20th century wars provides context for understanding the relationship between finance and international conflict.
Siege of Port Arthur: Verdun in Manchuria
By Joseph Hammond
A crucial battle in the Russo-Japanese War anticipated many technological and social changes we now associate with WWI.
The Real Fog of War: Assumptions
“A lesson from 1905: to succeed in international competition, take off your cultural blinkers…”
The Russo-Japanese War: Dollars and Cents
Could St. Petersburg have transformed Lloyd’s of London into an instrument of financial war against Tokyo?