Muslim Troops in Flanders Fields

There’s an interesting short piece today in a publication I had never heard of until now: The Muslim News. It’s about the contributions of Muslims, Hindus, Sikhs and of course Gurkhas to the British war effort on the Western Front.…

Famous Wartime Kiss Reconsidered?

A storm of controversy has erupted following the assertion by a U.K.-based blogger that a famous photo of a VJ Day kiss in New York’s Time Square on Aug. 14, 1945 would be considered sexual assault in the 21st Century.…