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The Fruits Of Liberal Interventionism The US embassy in Libya was evacuated over the weekend: The U.S. Embassy in Libya evacuated its personnel on Saturday because of heavy militia violence raging in the capital, Tripoli, the State Department said. About 150 personnel, including 80 U.S. Marin
Andrew Sullivan | 6 hours, 10 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
The View From Your Window Buffalo, New York, 6.45 pm
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The Lie Behind The War, Ctd After the Israeli police spokesman gaffed to the BBC that the casus belli of Netanyahu’s latest war on Gaza was a lie – that Hamas orchestrated the murders of three teens – Eli Lake sprang into action. You can tell where Eli is coming fr
Andrew Sullivan | 6 hours, 52 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
John Humphrys is wrong the historic present tense keeps the past alive | David Shariatmadari Whats in the past tense should stay there, says Humphrys. But the historic present is the natural tense of narrativeJohn Humphrys dislikes mint choc-chip ice-cream is not a headline I can easily imagine reading, but you never know. The Today programme pre
The Guardian | 7 hours ago | comment? | recommend
Banking On Change The BRICS countries recently established $100-billion development bank that some say could rival the World Bank. Ali Burak Gven believes it could shake up the world of development financing: [I]f its evolution even remotely parallels that of the World Ban
Andrew Sullivan | 7 hours, 8 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Astrology in medicine? The star charts dont lie | Bidisha The MP David Tredinnick has suggested using astrology in the consulting room. Bring on the birth signsI knew this piece was going to be commissioned because, on Saturday, a new moon of opportunity in my birth sign of Leo conjoined Jupiter, the planet of l
The Guardian | 7 hours, 11 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Taking In The Theater Of War Jan Mieszkowski suggests there’s little to be gained by watching conflicts unfold in real time: As movie and television-news producers have lamented for the past decade, people arent particularly enthralled by battlefield scenes at least not for ver
Andrew Sullivan | 7 hours, 32 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Voices in Danger: The innocent journalist kidnapped by Russian separatists for 'spying' Despite journalist Anastasiya Stanko taking every precaution to safely travel through conflict-torn Eastern Ukraine, she and her cameraman were kidnapped and held for three days in a dark, cold basement. Her captors told her, You are here because you are
The Independent | 7 hours, 41 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Hathos Red Alert Yes, there is now an online video channel for the former half-term governor. (Conor watches so you don’t have to.) The subscription costs ten times the Dish’s. Not even Roger Ailes can cramp her style now. Twitter? Well … #PalinTVShows i
Andrew Sullivan | 7 hours, 44 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Doing Right By Dairy Josh Harkinson considers the environmental costs of no-kill dairies: If all dairies became slaughter-free, wed need three to four times as many dairy cows to produce the same amount of milk, which would mean adding at least 27 million additional cows to o
Andrew Sullivan | 8 hours ago | comment? | recommend