The U.S. military is handing the keys over to Afghan forces.
Joe Marek/U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
For much of the country’s history, Americans won their wars decisively, with the complete surrender of enemy forces and the home front’s perception of total victory.
U.S. President Joe Biden speaks after holding a virtual meeting with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, in the East Room of the White House on Feb. 23, 2021, in Washington.
(AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
Many Canadians see it as positive that Joe Biden’s first meeting, albeit virtually, was with Justin Trudeau. Nonetheless, Canadians have learned over two centuries to be wary about their neighbour.
‘Bridgerton’ tells the story of the courtship and marriage of Daphne Bridgerton and Simon Basset, Duke of Hastings.
( Liam Daniel/Netflix)
‘Bridgerton’ alludes to and obscures social, racial and political tensions in England’s Regency era, the extraordinary decade that marks the dawn of the modern world.
The taking of the city of Washington in America.
Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington
When supporters of Donald Trump stormed into the US Capitol in Washington, it wasn’t the first time this had happened. The last time was during a British invasion in 1814.
John Marrion depicted here was part of the 104th (New Brunswick) Regiment of Foot. The 104th soldiers once snowshoed over a thousand kilometres in about fifty days during the War of 1812.
Beaverbrook Collection of War Art/Canadian War Museum/CWM 19810948-008 (NO REUSE)
The Canadian soldiers who took part in one of the biggest feats of the War of 1812 included Black soldiers of the 104th New Brunswick Regiment of Foot.
Hendrix’s version of the National Anthem combined reverence and revolution.
Before an exhausted crowd, Hendrix fused protest and horror with patriotism and optimism.
An illustration called “British Burning Washington” depicting the White House on fire in 1814.
U.S. Library of Congress
Donald Trump was under the mistaken impression that Canadians once burned down the White House. But he’s not the only one who has a fuzzy sense of the history of the War of 1812.
Nov. 24, 2015: Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a campaign event in S.C. The bloc of Trump voters was significantly weighted with white born-again Christians.
(AP Photo/Willis Glassgow)
How did Trump came to be a symbol of national pride for evangelical Protestants who value strict morality and good manners? It has to do with their shared master narrative of white power and domination.
LGBT veterans march in a Boston parade. Contrary to what some may say, the military has a long history of embracing socially marginalized groups.
AP Photo/Steven Senne
Whether it be African-Americans, Catholics or transgender people, the armed forces have played a vital role in shaping US social policy toward the country’s minorities.