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by | Mar 26, 2022

Madeleine Albright is being celebrated in death for many reasons, including being a pathbreaker as the first woman secretary of state and one of the triumphs of America’s immigration story. These positive parts of her story warrant praise from friends…

by | Oct 31, 2021

October was an eventful month in the sense that it was filled with events, most of which weren’t consequential. Those that were — the White House’s amnesia about the Americans still held in Afghanistan, President Biden’s continued border crisis, the…

by | Aug 25, 2020

Was ever a politician more aptly and descriptively named than Jeff Flake? This title used to belong to former California Gov. Gray Davis, who was about as gray as one can be and still have a pulse. But now our…

by | Mar 14, 2018

When a cabinet secretary supports, or at least does not publicly dissent, from presidential policies, that’s commonly known as a “dog-bites man” story, not exactly newsworthy. The case of secretary of state-designate Mike Pompeo is different. He has a significant…

by | Sep 19, 2016

Having fallen a bit behind on my reading, I just got around to perusing the recently disclosed dyspeptic emails of a certain retired general and secretary of state, where his eminence takes his licks at just about everyone. This makes…

by | Sep 16, 2016

In a bushel of Colin Powell’s private emails released by a website thought to have connections to Russian intelligence, the former secretary of state and chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff excoriates Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump as a…

by | Sep 15, 2016

Colin Powell has long presented himself to the world as a figure of singular probity, too morally unimpeachable for the grimy world of elective politics. His fawning admirers in the chattering class have fostered this fiction for years. Before this…

by | Aug 19, 2016

A couple of days ago, Congress received notes of last month’s FBI interview of Hillary Clinton. During the course of the interview, Hillary noted that former Secretary of State Colin Powell had encouraged her to use private e-mail shortly after…

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