From her deathbed, the author’s mother revealed a secret she had kept for 60 years: her true love was not his father, but a man named Angus Zahrt. On his ensuing search for the full story.
Friday, January 10
Friday, January 3
Capt. Stephen Hill became famous when he came out as a gay soldier during a 2011 GOP presidential debate. Here’s how he got to that point, and what happened after.
Wednesday, January 1
How the Syrian president stays in power.
Monday, December 30
Rethinking Hannah Arendt’s Eichmann in Jerusalem: A Report on the Banality of Evil.
Sunday, December 29
Investigating the murky reality behind the attack in Libya.
Tuesday, December 24
“Let them say what they want. It’s not about me.”
Thursday, December 19
Wednesday, December 18
On the echoes between the world leading up to World War I and our present international trajectory. Then, as globalization, nationalism, and radicalism converged, and tensions within the Balkans served as a spark. Today, conflicts in the Middle East, whose borders were mostly drawn in the wake of World War I, could play a similar role.
Saturday, December 14
Monday, December 9
Sunday, December 8
Did the Obama Administration ignore evidence that someone other than Assad could be behind the sarin attacks?
Monday, December 2
Visiting Cambodia, and a Khmer Rouge prison camp, 30 years after the genocide.