Saturday, July 30, 2016

Kick Back on This #Summer #Sunday With Great Reads on @TheDailyBeast


07.31.16 7:00 AM ET

Trump Versus Hitler: What We Can Learn From Weimar Germany

The US is not facing a Weimar Moment’ as the Germans did when they first elected Hitler, but the comparisons between the Fuhrer and Trump warrant thought.


07.30.16 6:15 AM ET

The Last Man To See The Lost Girls of Panama Alive

The mysterious deaths of two young tourists in Panama puzzled examiners and shocked nations on both sides of the Atlantic; now secretly leaked documents could reveal what happened.


07.30.16 6:13 AM ET

The Epic Honey Trap: A Classic Case Shows Just How Far Moscow Will Go

The French ambassador looked like an easy target, but 100 operatives were called on to get him laid, and get him recruited.


07.30.16 6:03 AM ET

When ‘Taking Our Country Back’ Led to a Massacre

In the aftermath of the Civil War, devotees of the Lost Cause wanted to take back America, and proceeded to slaughter African Americans.


07.30.16 6:01 AM ET

Is This Famous Samurai Sword Missing In America?

Considered one of the best swords to have ever been crafted, the Honjo Masamune has lived a storied life over the past seven centuries—but its whereabouts today are a mystery.


07.29.16 9:45 PM ET

Muslim War Hero Sacrificed Himself for All Americans, Including Donald Trump

The Republican says he “sacrificed greatly” to run for president. Whatever that means, it’s nothing compared to what Capt. Humayun Khan did.


07.30.16 6:01 AM ET

He Nailed His Scrotum to Red Square and Set the FSB On Fire

Among those who protest the increasingly authoritarian rule of Russian President Vladimir Putin, few are more creative, outrageous or brave than Petr Pavlensky.


07.29.16 7:03 AM ET

ISIS Wants a Global Civil War

From the murder of a French priest to the slaughter of 80 Shia Muslims in Kabul, ISIS has one goal: to get states and the far-right to single out Sunni Muslims and create a spate of religious civil wars across the world.


07.26.16 5:43 PM ET

ISIS Jihadists, Mass Shooters: What’s Happening to the World?

Every day, there’s a fresh atrocity, from jihadists attacking a church in France to gun rampages in the U.S.—and there are patterns to the madness.

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