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Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) has made official his desire to be Commander-in-Chief. The media has already had a field day exploring the ways his foreign ...

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While I was getting drunk in Mexico, I see that the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs commissioned a poll of 600 "active voters" ...

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A teachable moment for the United States on its role in the Middle East

In 2012, I've begun to notice that there have been certain instances where events move so rapidly that my blogging about them is futile -- ...

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I've whored mingled enough with the magazine world to understand that publishing "best/worst" lists are fun and engaging.  Some choices will be universally acknowledged, others ...

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The laziest paragraph I will read today

The combination of President Obama's Afghanistan speech, recent congressional votes on Libya, and the tenor of the GOP presidential debate have prompted gnashing of teeth ...

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