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Handshakes in Geneva

Date:  November 30, 2013 Author(s):  The Editors Everyone is happy with the interim agreement reached with Iran in Geneva on November 23 — that is, everyone who really wants to defuse the…

Breaking “America’s Last Taboo”

Author(s):  Alex Lubin American Zionism has made any serious public discussion of the past or future of Israel — by far the largest recipient ever of US foreign aid — a taboo.…

Manhunting in Africa

Author(s):  Steve Niva The penultimate scene in the recently released film Captain Phillips, about the 2009 seizure of the US-flagged cargo ship Maersk Alabama by Somali pirates, depicts the methodical precision with…

Round Two to Arafat

Author(s):  Mouin Rabbani The release of the Swiss Institut de Radiophysique’s Experts Forensic Report Concerning the Late President Yasser Arafat has lent further credence to the proposition that the iconic Palestinian leader’s…