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London Diary

I did the British Newsnight program with Katrina vanden Heuvel of The Nation last night. I have to give the woman credit for one thing at least: She ...
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Hello Again

I’m returning to work after a 2 ½ week holiday–the longest respite from the computer keyboard I’ve had since January 2001. I do apologize for the long interruption ...
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Open Minds

Well It Worked On Her The Washington Post publishes this morning an oped by a diplomat’s wife denouncing the Iraq war. “I am certain,” Joanne Grady Huskey writes, ...
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Questions, Questions

Monday Morning Wisdom Must-reading column by William Safire this morning, 13 early conclusions, culminating in the most fascinating question of them all: What will happen to Iraq’s secret ...
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Then & Now

MAR. 27, 2003: AMERICA’S FRIENDS SPEAK UP Thought NRO readers might be interested in an open letter written by a Canadian diplomat – it’s noteworthy because he has been a ...
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Backstreet Driving

BACK-SEAT DRIVERS Can we all please stop nattering at the guys doing the driving? In six days, Alliance armed forces have reached Baghdad, fought and won at least three major battles ...
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Media News

Howie Kurtz reports yesterday morning on my article about paleoconservatives in the print NR and on the reaction. If it weren’t a trademark violation, I’d say the piece ...
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Words of War

That al-Jazeera Tape The most remarkable thing about it is simply this: the broadcasters at al-Jazeera seem to believe that footage that proves that Iraqi soldiers brutalized and abused their ...
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War

H-Hour As I write, the whole world is waiting for news from Iraq. We are hearing that the president will address the nation at 10:15. Our hopes and prayers are ...
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J’Accuse

“J’Accuse” is the title of one of the most famous polemics of the century – Emile Zola’s 1898 open letter accusing the leaders of the French Army of deliberately framing ...