World Since 1920

World Since 1920

Big Questions

At the end, did the U.S. “forever war” in Afghanistan do more harm than good?

Is protecting humanity’s future from existential risks the central challenge of our time?

By returning and renegotiating the Nuclear Deal with Iran, can we

  • avert the threat of war with Iran, and
  • prevent the possibility of an Iranian nuclear bomb?

Big Picture

Big Picture / History / World Since 1920

Intl. Movements, Diplomacy, War Since 1920

  • Period between World Wars 1920-39
  • World War II, 1939-1945
  • International Relations
  • Economic developments from 1940

Europe Since 1920

United States since 1920

Canada Since 1920

Latin-American & Caribbean Nations

East Asia in the 20th century

S. & S.E. Asia since 1920

Australia and Oceania Since 1920

Southwest Asia and Africa since 1920

After 20 years in Afghanistan, “Americans should admit that today’s terrorists do not need physical sanctuary, so trying to control every isolated patch of territory on earth is not worth the cost even if it could be done.”

Steven Metz


Existential Risk Does Not Touch Us