RealClearHistory Morning Edition

Sacking of Baghdad and End of Caliphate - Ian Frazier, New Yorker
What Went Wrong After Islam's Golden Age - Paul Kennedy, NY Times
Unraveling the 'Hollow Nickel' Case of Rudolph Abel - FBI
Nuclear Brinksmanship in Taiwan Strait - Global Security
The German Past of British Monarchy - Finlo Rohrer, BBC News
Prince Albert: The Love of Queen Victoria's Life - Mad Monarchist
All the News That's Fit to Print - W. Joseph Campbell, Media Myth Alert
Ending Humanity's Dominance in Chess - William Saletan, Slate
Mike Tyson's Farce of a Rape Trial - Richard Kostelanetz