Stephen Holmes teaches at the New York University School of Law. His most recent book is The Matador's Cape: America's Reckless Response to Terror (Cambridge).
Assessing the stealth, subterfuge and delusion of the Cheney vice presidency.
According to Chalmers Johnson, Bush's imperial presidency may be the final chapter in the collapse of American democracy.
The Berkeley law professor's carte blanche constitutionalism was a gift
to the Bush Administration, offering legalistic justifications for
Power and the Idealists clings to the notion that the Iraq War was
waged for humanitarian ideals, while At the Point of a Gun
documents the inner torment of humanitarian interventionists who,
without forgetting Rwanda and Bosnia, have gazed into the Iraqi abyss.