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Rebel of the Cause
By Ron Soodalter
In his violent efforts to secure Ireland’s independence, the shrewd, ruthless and charismatic guerrilla leader Michael Collins paid back the British “in their own coin”

Bloody Stalemate at Fort Erie
By James W. Shosenberg
In 1814 neither side ended up with this Canadian prize

War and Healing
By Dr. Gerry Greenstone
The crucible of combat has spawned many medical advances

Eugène Delacroix: Romanticizing War
The artist’s brushstrokes captured the fervent energy of human conflict

Bloodlands: Istanbul
By Richard A. Gabriel
The Turkish capital is the most fought-over city in history

When the Mongols Met Their Match
By Gary L. Rashba
Mamluks turned the tables on the horde at Ayn Jalut in 1260

On the cover: This painting of a 1922 photograph shows Michael Collins in uniform as commander in chief of the Irish Free State Army. (Brian Downes, KRT/Newscom)

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Was Michael Collins a freedom fighter in the cause for Irish independence, a pro-treaty sellout or the terrorist leader of the IRA assassination unit known as The Squad?

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