Opium dens, absinthe: the Victorian Age had its benefits.
The photo of the Orthodox Patriarchs standing in front of military forces looks like an outtake from the film Kingdom of Heaven.
Florence Nightingale did her best work during the Crimean War.
Conservative Christians in the Republican Party may not be all that opposed to Putin.
Predictably, sore losers in the Republican Party seek to gain domestic political advantages from an international crisis.