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andrew-q-lam's picture
Jan.31.2013
    Bird of Paradise Lost Book tour - - with dates and specific hours and more events to be filled in ...by Andrew Lam on Sunday, December 30, 2012 at 11:11am · PublicFriendsFriends except AcquaintancesOnly MeCustomClose FriendsLowell HighSee all lists...New America...
bob-mustin's picture
Jan.30.2013
Harper’s Magazine, February 2013 The price exacted for good journalism is, occasionally, a cynical screed. Reporters look at events and public personalities with a practiced, often jaundiced eye and, I suppose an occasionally overly critical piece is to be expected. This is the case with...
robert-earle's picture
Jan.15.2013
Richard Holbrooke’s account of his efforts to bring peace to the Balkans--To End A War--is a candid, detailed, and thoughtful study of the practical challenges diplomats (helped by soldiers and backed-up by policymakers) face in the post-Cold War world. When what we used to know as Yugoslavia...
bretigne-shaffer's picture
Jan.14.2013
  AntiWar.com's Scott Horton interviewed Marc Guttman about his recently released book "Why Peace", in which I have a chapter.  I've been remiss in not getting around to reading the other chapters, but this interview makes me eager to get started.  There are...
christopher-cudworth's picture
Jan.10.2013
Lance Armstrong's confession was there all along, if you knew where and how to look. As a result, I suggested we all consider forgiving Armstrong for his past transgressions and try to move on with what cycling will become in the wake of the Lance Armstrong era, which occupied our...
steven-belanger's picture
Dec.26.2012
  Photo: Weihnachtsmarkt (Christmas market) in Jena, Thuringia, Germany.  From Wikipedia's "Christmas" page.  Click on it for a bigger, more vivid picture.  It's worth it.   Here's my Christmas song list that will be playing Christmas Eve and Christmas Day:   1....
michael-lipsey's picture
Dec.21.2012
Now that the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan are winding down the blather of the pundits explaining how we got into this pointless mess is ramping up. The best answer, as in many questions, is to be found in the classics, and in this case in Homer. After the Twin Towers fell we were a wounded giant,...
arlene-goldbard's picture
Dec.16.2012
Of this I have no doubt: the U.S. urgently needs meaningful gun control. I support the four-point platform of theLaw Center To Prevent Gun Violence shared in Benjamin Van Houten’s Yes Magazine piece (written after Representative Gabrielle Gifford’s shooting in 2011)....
andrew-q-lam's picture
Dec.15.2012
l New America Media, News Analysis, Andrew Lam, Posted: Dec 17, 2012 Five years ago the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) described the Iraqi refugee crisis as “the largest long-term population movement in the Middle East since the displacement of Palestinians...
andrew-q-lam's picture
Dec.10.2012
    Robert McNamara, former Secretary of Defense under Presidents John F. Kennedy and Lydon B. Johnson and chief architect of the Vietnam War, once likened his wartime experience to being in a kind of fog. "What the fog of war means," he said, "is that war is so complex it's beyond...