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September 11, 2013 10:00 AM The Other 9/11

Four decades after Chile's brutal coup, it's time for the U.S. to acknowledge its role.

By Christopher Moraff

September 05, 2013 8:49 AM Syria Isn't Obama's Litmus Test on Iran

Over the past two days or so, the Syria interventionists (a group that includes yours truly, at least some of the time) have argued with great fervor that President Barack Obama's proposed missile strike would be meant as a message...

By Jeffrey Goldberg

August 21, 2013 8:52 AM Confessions of an Obamabot

Since Atrios’s post about “emo-progs v. Obamabots,” and Kevin Drum’s comment on it, are attracting some attention, and since if you look up “Obamabot” in the Pictionary my headshot shows up, perhaps a comment from me is called for. Anyway,...

By Mark Kleiman

August 14, 2013 12:32 PM The Fun of Nixon/Obama Comparisons

George Will trots out the lame argument today that Barack Obama is a far more serious crook than Richard Nixon ever was. Jonathan Chait does a takedown, and it's fine, but I get the sense that he's not really into...

By Jonathan Bernstein

August 08, 2013 11:00 AM Obama Cancels that Summit with Putin

Yesterday the White House announced that President Obama would cancel his planned September summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin.  Here are some thoughts on this decision from my colleagues at PONARS Eurasia: Kimberly Marten, Barnard College, Columbia University: Obama did exactly...

By Joshua Tucker