Monthly Archives: September 2013

  • Syria and the Presidential Process from Andrew Rudalevige to talk about about President Obama’s handling of the Syria crisis. Because Obama had neither international backing nor a direct case for protecting American interests through a military strike on Syria, Rudalevige says, the president had little choice but to eventually seek congressional approval. Rudalevige continues: “The next time […]

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  • In August 2013, Bowdoin College hosted “The Afterlife of the American Civil War,” a four-day series of lectures, demonstrations, exhibitions, and music presented in commemoration of the Civil War’s sesquicentennial celebration. Bowdoin has many important connections to the Civil War through eminent alumni, faculty, and other historical figures associated with the College—including Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain […]

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