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Comply

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On August 16, 2013
I’m not particularly comfortable with the idea of boycotting the Winter Olympics in Russia because of the nation’s anti-gay laws. Mostly, I don’t think it’s fair to athletes to be used as pawns in a political game and I do think that athletes can become Tommie Smith and John Carlos, protesting in very powerful ways. […]

Able Archer

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On May 22, 2013

My latest at the Diplomat talks a bit more about Nate Jones’ work at National Security Archive: Like in the United States, the political and military elite of the Soviet Union disagreed on the l

TNR vs. RT

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In Robert Farley
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On March 27, 2012
Jesse Zwick at TNR engages in some policing of the left side of the political discourse: What is surprising, however, are the number of decidedly non-crazy American experts and journalists who appear regularly on the channel’s news programs as guest analysts. Indeed, whether it’s playing host to contributors from respected outlets like The Nation or Reason or the […]
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