Sunday, August 20, 2017

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 The New Obama Tim Brinton
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, r… read more

Newsart for Disarmament Wars Dean Rohrer
World Affairs 1

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 k… read more

Newsart for The Fall of the House of Murdoch
Politics 0

The Fall of the House of Murdoch

The uncomfortable reality underlying the British phone-hacking scandal and its penumbra of corruption and appalling cruelty is that too many people want what Rupert Murdoch's News Corporation is offer… read more

Newsart for The Protocols of Rupert Murdoch
Politics 0

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 the… read more

Newsart for Obama’s Vietnam Syndrome
World Affairs 0

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 Johnson… 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 inten… read more

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