It may seem silly to argue about the interpretation of events that unfolded thousands of years ago. But those ideas are having life-and-death consequences in America today.
Myke Cole, who has had has had a long career in intelligence, the military, and law enforcement, is the author of Legion Versus Phalanx: The Epic Struggle for Infantry Supremacy in the Ancient World and The Bronze Lie: Shattering the Myth of the Mighty Spartan. He is also the author of eight fantasy novels, with a ninth coming in October, and starred on CBS’ investigation TV show Hunted. Find him online at mykecole.com and on Twitter @MykeCole.