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The Islamic State exploits Obamas weaknesses IT DIDNT take long for the Islamic State to exploit the weaknesses in President Obamas campaign against it. Last week the militants launched an offensive against a Kurdish-populated area of northern Syria where Mr. Obama has yet to approve U.S. airstrikes
Washington Post | 14 hours, 30 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
A 19th Century Frenchman Explains the 21st Century Middle East Drawing on his recent book, Tocqueville in Arabia: Dilemmas in a Democratic Age, Joshua Mitchell applies the French thinker’s insights about the emergence of democracy to today’s Middle East: Alexis de Tocqueville long ago wrote that the democ
Andrew Sullivan | 14 hours, 43 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Get dangerous teachers out of school As parents, we worry about a lot of things. Are we too strict? Are we too involved? Are we pushing too hard? Are we not pushing hard enough? It is...
New York Post | 14 hours, 45 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Face Of The Day This fucking cat: The Los Angeles Feline Film Festival at the Memorial Coliseum takes place on September 21, 2014. The annual event featuring celebrity cats and feline films raises money for local cat sanctuaries and rescue organizations. By Mark Ralston/
Andrew Sullivan | 15 hours, 8 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
i Editor's Letter: Take a moment to imagine you're Ed Miliband... Manchester is one of my favourite cities for party political conferences those autumnal gatherings of the faithful and the fevered that breathe life into our politics. The moment you step into the Midland Hotel, the chaos hits you. As a reporter perched i
The Independent | 15 hours, 21 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
A Classic Conundrum What makes a piece of literature a classic? For Saket Suryesh, the work must be introspective: We, as readers, are able to find our own feelings in such words despite the distances between us and the time and space they were originally composed in because
Andrew Sullivan | 15 hours, 36 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Pauls Foreign Policy Predicament Doves prefer Clinton to Paul: Larison analyzes the survey: Doves clearly prefer Clinton despite the fact that a few more respondents (correctly) perceive her to be a hawk. However, Clinton also seems to benefit from the fact that 30% of respondents inexpl
Andrew Sullivan | 16 hours, 7 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Boys Forced To The Altar Nina Strochlic considers the sad fate of the child grooms in the developing world: They are often forced to drop out of school and take menial jobs to support their new family. This perpetuates the cycle of poverty that led to their marriage in the first
Andrew Sullivan | 16 hours, 38 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
The View From Your Window Palm Beach, Aruba, 12 pm
Andrew Sullivan | 17 hours, 8 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Pro Report: Global tensions simmer as Obama heads to U.N. summit Gates, Power clash on ISIL strategy White House intruder had ammunition in car Read full story for latest details.
Politico | 17 hours, 14 minutes ago | comment? | recommend