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The Costs of Fearmongering

Published on January 12th, 2016 | by

by Paul R. Pillar Journalists have noticed how much current political campaigns are trading on fear. As observed in a recent article in the Washington Post, “Most of the Republican presidential contenders and their allies are now ...

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Why the B-52 Failed

Published on January 11th, 2016 | by

by David Bacon On the plane to Hanoi earlier this month, I opened my copy of The New York Times to find an article by Dave Philipps: “After 60 Years, B-52’s Still Dominate the U.S. Fleet.” ...

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Iran

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Don’t Take Sides in Other People’s Quarrels

Published on January 7th, 2016 | by

by Paul R. Pillar The recent intensification of Saudi-Iranian tension also has intensified the all-too-habitual urge, in debate about U.S. foreign policy, to take sides in other nations’ conflicts even in the absence of any treaty ...

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Israel

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U.S. Intelligence Ought to Target Israel

Published on January 6th, 2016 | by

by Paul R. Pillar An article in the Wall Street Journal about what the journalists describe as U.S. interception of communications of Israeli leaders has caused a stir, especially among those habitually quickest to leap to the ...

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