Month: June 2009

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Foreign Policy Isn’t About Your Feelings

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On June 22, 2009
Reading the comments here, what’s most striking is that Treacher et al. have yet to even attempt an argument explaining, in concrete terms, what more forceful rhetoric or more private dessert eating would accomplish. If I can try to piece together the causal logic: Obama supports Iran opposition, ignores daughters, eats good American salad consisting […]

More Mustard Green Tea Ice Cream Gate!

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On June 22, 2009
It was a very busy weekend, so when I saw Patterico’s compare and contrast post linked I decided to pretend that it was really a critique of media types giving detailed twitterings of the president’s ice cream buying. But then he showed up in comments to Noon’s post, and…yes, he seems to think that this […]

Ignatieff

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On June 22, 2009

Who would have thought that one of the most annoying “liberal” Iraq war apologists and torture apologists would turn out to be, when inexplicably given the leadership of a major political

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Theory for Fathers Day

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On June 21, 2009
Stephen Walt explains how international relations theory helps to explain the complexities of parenthood. It’s all good, but this seemed especially relevant to my present condition: But if you have a second child the dynamics shift. If one parent is alone at home and both kids are awake, the balance of power isn’t in the […]

Egypt v USA

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On June 21, 2009

Kick off is at 19:30 (BST), 12:30 (EDT), 09:30 (PDT), 14:30 (EDT), 11:30 (PDT) [see comments for explanation], and a bunch of other times depending on your time zone. ┬áThe math isn’t that diffi

This is the third installment of a seven part series on the Patterson School’s Summer Reading List. World of Nations, William Keylor The Bottom Billion, Paul Collier Hide and Seek, Charles Duelfer Charles Duelfer worked for UNSCOM, the agency that investigated Iraqi compliance with UN resolutions mandating the elimination of chemical and biological stockpiles during […]

Befuddled

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On June 21, 2009

Why is Al Sharpton on my teevee talking to Geraldo Rivera about Iran? This is to say, what has gone wrong with the world such that I have the capacity to watch Al Sharpton talk to Geraldo Rivera about

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