• May 2008
  • Choosing the Whip

    7th May 2008

    Heidi Holland explores the complex psychology of Robert Mugabe. Dinner with Mugabe: The Untold Story of a Freedom Fighter Who…

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  • April 2008
  • The Passivist

    3rd Apr 2008

    Matthew Yglesias proves that doves, too, bury their heads in the sand. Heads in the Sand: How the Republicans Screw…

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  • March 2008
  • The McGreevey Scandal Wasn't (Just) About Sex

    28th Mar 2008

    New Jersey has long been the bastard cousin of its neighbor to the north, and the¬†details of the affair¬†involving former…

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  • Hard Right

    26th Mar 2008

    Gay porn’s neocon kingpin. This was not what Patrick Cordova had bargained for. The Stanford junior, a member of the…

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  • February 2008
  • The Man Who Would be King

    27th Feb 2008

    Is our U.N. ambassador running for president of Afghanistan? In April 2005, when President Bush decided to transfer Zalmay Khalilzad…

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  • How a British MP Lost Her Seat But Kept Her Dignity

    15th Feb 2008

    The Oona King Diaries: House Music by Oona King; Bloomsbury; 384 pages.¬† Not long after she lost reelection in May…

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  • 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
  • Liberal Homophobia

    26th Nov 2007

    It’s not just homophobia from conservatives we have to worry about. Liberals can be just as baldly antigay — often…

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  • Don't Bow to the "Muslim Street"

    18th Nov 2007

    Intervention in Darfur may fuel Muslim anger, but that can’t be an excuse to do nothing. Americans are frequently told…

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  • 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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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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