Our Man in Iran

An Interview with James’ favorite author.

KIA on Iwo Jima

One third of the U.S. Marine’s World War II casualties occurred in one month on Iwo Jima, even though the Marines fought for 43 months.

Returning: Facing the Vietnam War

“God saved me to help the Vietnamese.” – Rik Carnes

Fire War in the Pacific

For the first time in history, a nation surrendered without an invasion of its homeland.

South China Sea

Asian and Pacific history changed in 1863 when the U.S. Navy sailed into Tokyo Bay.

The Morality of War

Paul Tibbetts, who dropped the Atom Bomb on Hiroshima, said, “There is no morality in war.”

Vietnamese Women

Meet the “Long Haired Warriors.”

Hawaii: America’s First Regime Change

James pulls from his third best-selling book, The Imperial Cruise, to tell the story of the American conquest of Hawaii.

George Bush and the Cannibals

Stranger than fiction: the guy who got away went on to become President of the United States.

America’s First Drug Kingpins

FDR’s grandfather—Warren Delano—was the American opium king of China.