Mar
14
2014

Will Twisted History of Georgian War Facilitate a Repetition?

Russian peacekeeping barracks in Ossetia, 2008 (cc photo: Dmitrij Steshin/Wikimedia)

In reporting and commentary on Ukraine, the 2008 Russo-Georgian War provides a handy anti-Russian talking point…if you leave out half the story.

Jun
11
2013

What to Make of Snowden? CBS Asks Bush-Era Counterterror Official

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The debate over the government's surveillance powers that was set off by whistleblower Edward Snowden is an important one. Who is invited to take part in that discussion really determines the kind of debate we're likely to get.