• 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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  • Who's the Hypocrite?

    15th Oct 2007

    It’s not fair to use affirmative action against Clarence Thomas. With the release of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas’ memoir,…

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  • Queer Theory

    8th Oct 2007

    The Columbia Professor Who Also Doesn’t Think Gay People Exist in the Middle East Of all the absurd claims expressed…

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  • September 2007
  • Mugabe: A Tyrant from the Start

    30th Sep 2007

    Those who say Zimbabwe’s president was once a hero are fooling themselves. As Zimbabwe’s president, Robert Mugabe, presides over what might be the…

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  • August 2007
  • The Obama Doctrine

    26th Aug 2007

    EVERY AMERICAN president since Harry Truman has formulated a crucial aspect of foreign policy that later takes his name. The…

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  • From Africa with Love

    3rd Aug 2007

    Perhaps at no other point in history has the United States been more unpopular in the world than it is…

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  • July 2007
  • How Tyranny Came to Zimbabwe

    18th Jul 2007

    Jimmy Carter still has a lot to answer for. In April 1979, 64 percent of the black citizens of Rhodesia…

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  • June 2007
  • Hunting in Zimbabwe for Identity and Family

    26th Jun 2007

    When a Crocodile Eats the Sun: A Memoir of Africa By Peter Godwin; Little, Brown and Company; 352 pages; $24.99. Last…

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  • The Idea War Against African AIDS

    6th Jun 2007

    The Invisible Cure: Africa, the West and the Fight Against AIDS by Helen Epstein; 352 pages; Farrar, Straus and Giroux Last year, while…

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  • May 2007
  • In the Heart of the Country

    23rd May 2007

    Shades of Difference: Mac Maharaj and the Struggle for South Africa by Padraig O’Malley; Viking; 648 pages; $32.95.  To the victors, it seems,…

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About James

James Kirchick is a visiting fellow in the Center on the United States and Europe and Project on International Order and Strategy at the Brookings Institution. A widely published journalist, he is author of “The End of Europe: Dictators, Demagogues and the Coming Dark Age” (Yale, 2017), a correspondent for The Daily Beast, and a columnist for Tablet. He is at work on his second book, a history of gay Washington, D.C., for Henry Holt.

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