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Tuesday, December 24

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Thursday, December 19

Wednesday, December 18

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The Rhyme of History

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

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State of Deception

Why Obama won’t rein in the NSA.

Sunday, December 8

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Whose Sarin?

Did the Obama Administration ignore evidence that someone other than Assad could be behind the sarin attacks?

Monday, December 2

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Never Forget

Visiting Cambodia, and a Khmer Rouge prison camp, 30 years after the genocide.

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The Passion of Dan Choi

He was the poster boy for the movement to repeal “don’t ask, don’t tell.” Now Dan Choi is sleeping on a couch, smoking too much weed, watching TED talks and wondering what he’ll do with the rest of his life.

Friday, November 29

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The Science of Hatred

A Bosnian social psychologist who studies guilt and responsibility in the collective memory (and denial) of Sreberbica, which is “among the most scientifically documented mass killings in history.”

Thursday, November 28

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Rumsfeld's War and Its Consequences Now

A political history of Donald Rumsfeld.

Sunday, November 24

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The Surge

The fight to vaccinate children in the border regions between Pakistan and Afghanistan as part of an attempt to eradicate polio worldwide.

Thursday, November 21

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Zepp's Last Stand

Sixty years later, a dishonorably discharged World War I veteran makes one final appeal. The 1980 winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Feature Writing.