Category: William Keylor

Professor Voices – Paris terror attacks

ISIS has claimed responsibility for a series of coordinated attacks in several locations in Paris that have killed at least 128 people. French President Francois Hollande called the attacks on “Act of War.” William Keylor, a professor of international relations at Boston University’s Pardee School of Global Studies, offers the following comment on the role of […]

Critics say Obama plan for Syria is ‘too little, too late’

Boston Herald William Keylor, College of Arts & Sciences, Pardee School of Global Studies President Obama’s decision to drop up to 50 commandos into war-torn Syria to aid in the fight against ISIS may be coming “too little, too late,” according to experts who questioned if the move is a first step toward something bigger […]

Editorial: Rewriting our history

Boston Herald William Keylor, College of Arts & Sciences, Pardee School of Global Studies In the days following the fall of the Soviet Union, statues of Stalin suddenly vanished as history was being rewritten — not acknowledged and accepted, but rewritten… Expert quote: “Wilson was a loyal son of the old South who regretted the […]

‘It was Hitler’s intention to invade us’

The News-Journal William Keylor, College of Arts & Sciences, Pardee School of Global Studies Fresh-faced teenagers have traditionally volunteered or been drafted to fight most U.S. wars, but World War II also called upon many older men with wives and children… Expert quote: “I think there are two important points about this war that distinguishes […]

Nuke deal may blow up on Kerry

Boston Herald William Keylor, College of Arts & Sciences, Pardee School of Global Studies The controversial nuclear agreement U.S. Secretary of State John F. Kerry helped strike with Iran remains a high-stakes gamble for the U.S. that analysts say could doom the Bay State Democrat’s legacy if Tehran secretly breaks the deal, terrorists exploit it, […]

Professor Voices – Terrorist attacks in France, Tunisia, & Kuwait

Terrorists have killed dozens and injured many more people in attacks in France, Tunisia, and Kuwait. Early reports believe the attacks are the work of Islamic radicals. The first attack occurred at an American-owned gas factory in France. William Keylor, a professor of history and international relations at BU’s  Pardee School of Global Studies, offers the […]

Cold War Distorted European Perception of WWII Victory

Sputnik News William Keylor, College of Arts & Sciences The decades-long Cold War which followed World War II altered the way Europeans perceive the victory over Nazi Germany, experts interviewed by Sputnik said… Expert quote: “It is no surprise that people in Western Europe consider the American army to be the major contributor to the victory against Nazi Germany. […]

Ignored Warnings, Conspiracy Theories Define Lusitania’s Legacy 100 Years After Sinking

CBSNewYork.com William Keylor, College of Arts & Sciences It was a maritime disaster almost as deadly as the Titanic… Expert quote: “If you were planning to go to Europe and you read The New York Times, you certainly should have at least been apprehensive a little bit about the prospect of the sinking of the […]