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The Washington Post

Writing for The Washington Post, Prof. Christopher Capozzola investigates how for the Philippines, independence from the U.S. did not mean national sovereignty. “On this Fourth of July, as Americans celebrate our own independence, it’s worth recalling the moments in our past when we have failed to support the independence of others,” Capozzola writes.

Good Day LA

Prof. Christopher Capozzola speaks with Bob DeCastro of Good Day LA about the campaign to name a U.S. Navy Warship after Fireman 2nd Class Telesforo Trinidad, the only American national of Asian and Filipino descent to have received a Congressional Medal of Honor. “I think in some ways, there’s no better tribute to the century of work that Filipinos sailors did to keep the ship going than to name one of our ships after one of the most heroic Filipino sailors that we know,” says Capozzola.

The Diplomat

Christopher Capozzola, an associate professor of history at MIT, has written extensively about the relationship between military policies and civilian politics. In his latest article, published by The Diplomat, Capozzola writes about extended relations between the U.S. and Philippine militaries and the handling of an alleged murder by a U.S. service member.