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January 10, 2013 10:54 AM A Drone War Is Still a War

The most famous painting of the 20th century, Pablo Picasso’s “Guernica,” commemorates the bombing of the small Spanish town on April 26, 1937, by the German air force, in support of General Francisco Franco’s fascists in the Spanish Civil War....

By Michael Kinsley

January 04, 2013 10:52 AM Obama’s New Leverage: Implement The Defense Sequester

There is much bemoaning in Blue Blogistan that by agreeing to the fiscal cliff deal, President Obama relinquished his leverage of the sunsetting Bush tax cuts. (Markos says that the higher tax rates are the President’s “ONLY leverage.”). Even those...

By Jonathan Zasloff

August 09, 2012 1:30 PM Iran and the Nuclear Eventide Home Tour

Some of you asked for something completely different.Iran proudly switched on its first civilian nuclear reactor at Busheyr in 2011. It justifies its nuclear enrichment programme as needed for the development of civilian nuclear power. The USA, Israel, Europe and...

By James Wimberley