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Ignoring Surge-Related Drop in Baghdad Violence, Times Frets Over Crowded Jails

"The numbers suggested that the security plan's emphasis on aggressive block-by-block sweeps of troubled neighborhoods in the capital had flooded Iraq's frail detention system, and appeared to ...

Soft Treatment for Australia's Al Qaeda Detainee

Was Australian David Hicks, who pled guilty to providing material support to a terorrist organization, just "another Westerner in search of meaning"?

Philosophers and South Park

From time to time we hear about zany professors of popular culture using their academic credentials to elevate the most aggressively offensive and potty-mouthed TV shows into the Great Works of ...

A Rarely Seen Side of the Tobacco Story

WSJ shows one alternative to tobacco is ... tobacco?

Covering Hillary's Right Flank

"The Republican National Committee's research staff members have already compiled a series of examples that they say show Mrs. Clinton at odds with military interests...General Keane...and other ...

"Merciless" Criticism from a Republican Congressional Wunderkind and "Attack Dog"

Michael Luo profiles Republican Congressman Adam Putnam and his "merciless" criticism and "attack dog" tactics.

Prometheus Bush?

Theatre critic Wilborn Hampton finds modern-day resonance in the ancient tale of an "autocratic ruler who runs roughshod over anyone who disagrees with him."

16 Questions for The New York Times Editorial Board

Given the Gray Lady's recent eye-opening stands on various issues, CMI Advisory Board member Jan LaRue thought that posing a few questions might help the editorial writers think more clearly.

It's All About Being on Television

NY Times article sums up obsession with celebrity.