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  • April 1, 1999

    Srebrenica Revisited

    During the Balkan war of 1912, Leon Trotsky was a war correspondent for a group of liberal Russian and Ukrainian newspapers.

    Christopher Hitchens

  • April 1, 1999

    All the President’s Man?

    When Dick Morris announced that he would write a book to divert attention from his adventure with the toes of a call girl, George Stephanopoulos, the President's senior policy adviser, was asked

    Stanley I. Kutler

  • April 1, 1999

    The Clinton Doctrine

    President Clinton's decision to use military force against the Serbs was not simply a calculated response to Slobodan Milosevic's intransigence.

    Michael T. Klare

  • March 4, 1999

    Re: Juanita Broaddrick

    We will never know the truth behind Juanita Broaddrick's claim that Bill Clinton raped her in a Little Rock hotel room in l978.

    Katha Pollitt

  • February 18, 1999

    How Hitchens Suckered Himself

    Amid the shifting sands of Christopher Hitchens's accounts of and apologias for his bearing witness (deemed false witness by the man he still insists on calling his friend) against Sidney Blument

    Alexander Cockburn

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  • February 18, 1999

    Clinton’s Choice

    With the impeachment slogfest over, Congressional Democrats, particularly the liberals, once again face the ever-aggravating matter of their thorny relationship with President Clinton.

    David Corn

  • February 18, 1999

    Smoke in Starr’s Chamber

    This essay is adapted from Thomas Ferguson's "Blowing Smoke: Who Wants Clinton Impeached And Why," for American Democracy in the Twenty-First Century, edited by William Crotty.

    Thomas Ferguson

  • February 11, 1999

    Minority Report

    On February 26 last, my old friend Sidney Blumenthal emerged from the grand jury and made a bravura appearance on the courthouse steps in Washington, DC.

    Christopher Hitchens

  • February 4, 1999

    The Principal Remaining Argument for an Extended Impeachment Trial

    It might make sense to end it now, except
    That wouldn't show the managers respect.
    So even if their case now seems inert,

    Calvin Trillin

  • February 4, 1999

    Sextuple Jeopardy

    In The Spirit of the Laws, Montesquieu draws a distinction that is useful in thinking about the impeachment of Bill Clinton.

    Jonathan Schell

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