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Jacob Laksin is a writer in New York City.
by | Mar 14, 2008

GUANTANAMO BAY, CUBA — For anyone wishing to see what it would be like to live under communism, the Cuban…

by | Nov 8, 2007

On October 22, New Jersey Gov. Jon Corzine presided over a much-publicized groundbreaking for the Stem Cell Institute of New…

by | Oct 26, 2007

DJIBOUTI, Djibouti — If there were to be a contest for the world’s most beautiful topography, it would take a…

by | Feb 16, 2007

For over two decades, Brigitte Mohnhaupt has been known as the most dangerous woman in Germany. The distinction is well…

by | Jan 9, 2007

It was an unsentimental farewell that greeted Harriet Miers’ resignation last week as White House counsel. Conservatives, still sore over…

by | Sep 25, 2006

The Prince of the Marshes: And Other Occupational Hazards of a Year in Iraq Rory Stewart (Harcourt, 416 pages, $25)…

by | Aug 18, 2006

The most quoted line from Gunter Grass’s 2003 novel Crabwalk concerned the dark secrets embedded in Germany’s past. “History, or,…

by | Jan 30, 2006

Two surprises greeted the Palestinian terrorist group Hamas last week. First it triumphed over corruption-mired Fatah in the Palestinian elections….

by | Aug 26, 2005

Conventional wisdom has it that today’s Democratic Party lacks a serious foreign policy platform. For reasons not difficult to discern,…

by | Aug 4, 2005

“It takes courage to die for a cause, but also to live for one.” So wrote Azar Nafisi in Reading…

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