Monday, October 15, 2018

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The Saudi targeting of food supplies in Yemen is a worse story than the...

The plot to supposedly murder Jamal Khashoggi, as apparently proved by Turkish audio and video evidence shown to US officials, is a grisly mixture...

Idlib Residents Declare Hatred for All Sides in Syria’s Civil War

“People in Idlib hate all those with power over them,” says Ahmad Abu Omar, 33, a history teacher living in the province, the last...

The Shaky Case That Russia Manipulated Social Media to Tip the 2016 Election

In their long recapitulation of the case that Russia subverted the 2016 election, Scott Shane and Mark Mazzetti of The New York Times painted...

TGIF: Trump’s Middle East Delusions Persist

Jason Greenblatt, Donald Trump’s No. 2 special envoy to the Middle East behind son-in-law Jared Kushner, assures us that his boss’s plan to settle...

The Volga German Expulsion, or Why I am Anti-War

As I write this in the aftermath of the seventeenth anniversary of 9/11, I count my blessings that I am here to write this...

Most Americans would support withdrawal from Afghanistan

With the war in Afghanistan now overtaking the Vietnam War as the longest conflict in America’s history, a new YouGov survey reveals that the...

Ted Cruz and Republican Love for Authority

  As midterms draw near Ted Cruz has ramped up his political attacks on his Democrat opponent.  One attack on Twitter was particularly interesting.  In...

Human Action: A Chapter-by-Chapter Summary

Introduction Economics is the youngest of all sciences. But it opened to human science a domain previously inaccessible and never thought of — the regularity...

Chicago Police Officer Jason Van Dyke Convicted of Second-Degree Murder for Killing Laquan McDonald

Chicago cop Jason Van Dyke was found guilty this afternoon of second-degree murder in the shooting death of Laquan McDonald in 2014. McDonald's death...

TGIF: Anarchism and Kavanaugh

Regarding Brett Kavanaugh, I’ve been wondering how I can blame the state for what we've endured these past weeks. I can safely say that...
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