An American Tragedy

An American Tragedy

A tragedy is defined as a play dealing with tragic events and having an unhappy ending, especially one involving the downfall of the main character. That main character is typically brought down by his/her own flaws, which usually tend to be ordinary human flaws....
The Abject Failure of Nixon’s China Policy

The Abject Failure of Nixon’s China Policy

On February 21st, 1972 President Richard Nixon arrived in China for a historic eight-day trip. He was taking a risky gamble. But in Nixon’s mind, it was a gamble worth taking. Nixon wrote the following, expressing his doubt: The world cannot be safe until China...