Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Jonathan Schell

Jonathan Schell, the author of <i>The Seventh Decade: The New Shape of Nuclear Danger</i>, was a fellow at <i>The Nation Institute</i> and a visiting fellow at Yale University.

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Newsart for Mitt Romney’s Reality Check
World Affairs 5

Mitt Romney’s Reality Check

Increasingly, the US Republican Party, once a fairly normal political party, has granted itself a license to live in an alternate reality – one in which Barack Obama is a Kenyan-born Muslim and… read more

Newsart for The New Obama
World Affairs 6

The New Obama

After the second debate between US President Barack Obama and his Republican challenger, Mitt Romney, his supporters celebrated the return of the "old" Obama of 2009. But that Obama is gone forever,… read more

Newsart for Disarmament Wars
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Disarmament Wars

If the upcoming talks with Iran on the fate of its nuclear program fail, and military action against the Islamic Republic becomes more likely, no one should be surprised. Over the past decade, a new… read more

Newsart for The Protocols of Rupert Murdoch
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The Protocols of Rupert Murdoch

The American right – the party of Fox News, the Tea Party, and, increasingly, of the Republican Party itself – are no longer conservatives, but radicals. Nothing illustrates this more starkly than… read more

Newsart for Obama’s Vietnam Syndrome
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Obama’s Vietnam Syndrome

What is uncanny about the current US debate about Afghanistan is the degree to which it displays continuity with the debate about the Vietnam war, and the Obama administration knows it. Lyndon… read more

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Remembering Robert McNamara

Many of Robert McNamara’s critics argue that, despite his belated admission that the Vietnam War was wrong, he stopped short of full understanding, that he sought to hold fast to claims of noble… read more

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