48 Hours In London Just Ahead Of The Olympics

When the Olympic Games began in ancient Greece around 776 BC, London didn't exist. More than two millennia later, the city of nearly 8 million people is ready to host the 2012 Olympic Games.


Warsaw, Poland

The Paradox of Partisanship: A History Lesson

The country had become hopelessly divided along a bitter partisan divide. While all political factions recognized the urgent need for reform, no party could command a sufficient majority to pass meaningful legislation.