“What a Friend We Have in Britain,” Washington Post, Sept. 14, 2007, taking issue with a columnist’s statement that “Britain is a strategic burden.”
“A Gift of Che,” Washington Post, June 4, 2001, concerning the famous photograph of Che Guevara and the photographer who took it.
“Red Scare, Ripe Bananas,” Washington Post, Oct. 15, 1996, regarding the U.S. Government’s role in the invasion of Guatemala in 1954.
“Tempering the Victory Celebration,” Washington Post, Mar. 15, 1991, suggesting a restrained view of victory in the Gulf War of 1991.
“The Felix Bloch Story,” Washington Post, Aug. 8, 1989, correcting an issue about the Foreign Service.
Untitled, Journal of American History, Vol. 75, # 2, Sept. 1988, a long letter analyzing Louis Hartz’s book, The Liberal Tradition in America, and defending it against detractors.
“The Polish Question,” Washington Post, June 6, 1988, regarding the Polish issue at the Yalta conference.
“USIA Revisited,” Organization of American Historians Newsletter, Feb. 1984, regarding improvements in the U.S. cultural program in Australia.
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