The Halfmoon Files with filmmaker Philip Scheffner


"There once was a man.
This man came into the European war.
Germany captured this man.
He wishes to return to India.
If God has mercy, he will make peace soon.
This man will go away from here."

The United States and Israel: Cultural Foundations of the Special Relationship

Kenneth Roth, “Why the Current Approach to Fighting Terrorism is Making Us Less Safe”

Andrew J. Bacevich, "U.S. Options in Iraq"

On Thursday, Oct. 4, at 8 p.m. in Cole Assembly Room, Converse Hall, AndrewJ. Bacevich, professor of international relations at Boston University, spoke on the current situation in Iraq and the current policies available to the United States to contain our generation's greatest geopolitical crisis. His topics included the Bush administration's "surge," legislation in Congress for a timetable of withdrawal and the partition of Iraq into semi-autonomous Shiite, Sunni and Kurdish states.

Journalist and Editor Bret Stephens To Speak on "After the War in Lebanon" at Amherst College Sept. 27

Classicist Victor Davis Hanson To Speak on “The Western Way of War” at Amherst College Oct. 13

October 11, 2006 Director of Media Relations413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass.—Classicist and military historian Victor Davis Hanson will give a talk titled “The Western Way of War” at 4 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 13, in the Cole Assembly Room in Converse Hall at Amherst College. The third lecture in the series sponsored by the Colloquium on the American Founding at Amherst, Hanson’s talk is free and open to the public.