Character Studies

  • January 2008
  • Angry White Man

    8th Jan 2008

    The bigoted past of Ron Paul. If you are a critic of the Bush administration, chances are that, at some…

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  • November 2007
  • On Firm Ground

    9th Nov 2007

    During a heated exchange in the apartheid-era South African parliament, a senior government minister scolded Helen Suzman, then the lone…

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  • October 2007
  • Buddy System

    31st Oct 2007

    A corrupt mayor’s kitschy comeback. Providence, Rhode Island —¬†Hanging in the plaque-adorned hallway of WPRO-AM, the local talk-radio station, is…

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  • May 2007
  • The Enterprising American

    21st May 2007

    A Bush policy guru’s dicey past March 9, 2006, was a bad day for the White House.¬†Weeks before, Claude Allen,…

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  • April 2004
  • Geraldo is a one-man show, not a journalist

    9th Apr 2004

    Back from fighting the terrorists, Geraldo Rivera graced Yale with his presence Wednesday. Love him or hate him, Geraldo is…

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About James

James Kirchick is a journalist and foreign correspondent currently based in Washington. He has reported from Southern and North Africa, the Middle East, Central Asia, across the European continent, and the Caucasus. He is a fellow with the Foreign Policy Initiative in Washington, D.C., a correspondent for The Daily Beast and is a columnist for Tablet. His first book, The End of Europe: Dictators, Demagogues and the Coming Dark Age is forthcoming from Yale University Press.

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