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Before he left New York, Hans Blix had a poster on his apartment wall from the big antiwar demonstration in New York City a year ago on the eve of the attack on Iraq.

The conduct of our major newspapers in the run-up to the Iraq war calls to mind William Hazlitt's famous appraisal of the Times of London.

American nuclear power plants are in serious danger from an easily fixable problem.

One of the problems with the media coverage of this Administration is
that it requires bad manners.

With its daily dominance of the headlines and a stellar cast from the
worlds of government, secret intelligence and the media, the Hutton
inquiry, playing here until the end of the month, is ea

The White House said, although it wasn't true,
Iraq must be invaded, PDQ,
Since terrorists, who'd caught us unaware,
Were with Iraq, and always gathered there.

Week after week Bush and his people have been getting pounded by newly
emboldened Democrats and liberal pundits for having exaggerated the
threat posed by Saddam Hussein and his still-elusive w

Blogs

Efforts to kill nuclear talks with Iran are only coming from Republicans. That helps Obama.

July 29, 2014

President Obama wants a six-month extension of the negotiations, and so do the Iranians. They’ll get it.

July 17, 2014

Hardliners in Israel, in Iran and in Congress are in the minority, it seems.

May 12, 2014

The IAEA chief's recent remarks refute the Israeli president's allegations of Iranian non-compliance with its nuclear commitments.

April 10, 2014

When the GOP threatened to cut national security ties with Russia over Ukraine, they put everyone’s safety on the line.

April 10, 2014

How shall we mark the anniversaries of the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki? 

January 27, 2014

Robert Hatch’s conflicted review of Stanley Kubrick’s great satire, released fifty years ago this week.

January 25, 2014

Democratic senators warn new economic punishments are "a march towards war."

January 15, 2014

Editorials and punditry surrounding the Iran nuclear agreements in Geneva.

November 25, 2013

In the first in a series for the fiftieth anniversary of JFK’s death, this historian answers your questions.

November 19, 2013