Topic: War

Admitting Refugees Will Help Defeat ISIS

Nov. 23, 2015

The United States will continue to prosper and defeat its enemies because it attracts freedom-loving people from around the world. That has been our source of success since Sam Houston came to Texas more than 180 years ago. The good guys have come to America to defeat the bad guys back in their old homes. And the good guys have won.

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The Greatest Patriotic Duty: Address the True Burden of War

May 26, 2015
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Our wars have never really ended on the date when battlefield hostilities ceased. The costs are always greater than anticipated, and we pay the bills much longer than we expect.

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Exhibition Explores the First World War Through Letters, Poems, Diaries and Fiction

Dec. 18, 2013

[caption id="attachment_43765" align="alignleft" width="214" caption="Graphic identity for the Harry Ransom Center's exhibition "The World at War, 19141918.""]Graphic identity for the Harry Ransom Center's exhibition "The World at War, 19141918."[/caption]

AUSTIN, Texas  In conjunction with the centenary of the start of the First World War, the Harry Ransom Center, a humanities research library and museum at The University of Texas at Austin, presents the exhibition "The World at War, 19141918." The exhibition runs from Feb. 11 through Aug. 3.

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A poet borne from war

May 18, 2012
A poet borne from war

Iraq War veteran Kevin Powers graduates this spring with an M.F.A. in writing amid accolades for his forthcoming novel "The Yellow Birds."

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NPR's "Morning Edition" Reporter Steve Inskeep to Speak about Diversity in Pakistan

April 26, 2012

Event: The South Asia Institute's "Color, Caste, or Creed Embracing Diversity in Pakistan" a talk by Steve Inskeep, host of

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