U.S. Civil War: The US-Russian Alliance that Saved the Union, by Webster G. Tarpley
April 2011 marks the 150th anniversary of the U.S. Civil War, which began when Confederate forces opened fire upon Fort Sumter in Charleston, South Carolina. The following essay by Webster Tarpley, tells about the largely untold alliance between President Abraham Lincoln and Russian Tsar Alexander II, which by many accounts was key to the North winning the U.S. Civil War, sealing the defeat of the British strategic (...)
"A caricature showing Gladstone on a donkey, marked "reform", being held back by Disraeli and a working-class man, who are holding the donkey's tail." Gladstone was an icon of liberalism while Disraeli was the same for British Conservatism.