History Lessons: Why You Shouldn't Start a Land War in Asia

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The National Interest—Kyle Mizokami History, Asia As late as the 1970s, war raged across Southeast Asia, and virtually every country in the region has been touched by war since 1945. Here's what you need to remember: These 5 wars were among the worst in history. More From The National Interest:  How the F-35 Stealth Fighter Almost Never Happened  Russia Has Missing Nuclear Weapons Sitting on the Ocean Floor  Yes, America Has a ‘Ninja’ Missile  How China Could Sink a U.S. Navy Aircraft Carrier Today, Asia is in one...

FAKE HISTORY: USA Today Pretends Democrats Didn’t Found the KKK, Start Civil War (They Did). Apparently, if you don’t like certain facts, you can just declare them false. That seems to be the thinking behind a USA Today “fact check” pretending that Democrats didn’t start the Civil War and found the KKK. But, they did. In a June 30 assertion USA Today rated “false,” the paper began, “Claim: The Democratic Party started the Civil War to preserve slavery and later the KKK.” The entire article essentially conceded that the Confederacy was run by Democrats, made up by Democrats, as was the...