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Tuesday, December 24


Thursday, December 19

Wednesday, December 18


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


State of Deception

Why Obama won’t rein in the NSA.

Sunday, December 8


Whose Sarin?

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

Monday, December 2


Never Forget

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


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


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


Rumsfeld's War and Its Consequences Now

A political history of Donald Rumsfeld.

Sunday, November 24


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


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.