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Entries by Mayhill Fowler from 11/2009

A New Foreign Policy: Hillary Clinton Targets Pakistan

| Posted 11.03.2009 | World

Hillary Clinton's three-day visit to Islamabad and Lahore, which began inauspiciously on the day of the terrorist attacks, was widely derided in the Pakistani press and cursorily covered here at home.

Bittergate: the Untold Story Behind the Story that Rocked the Obama Campaign

| Posted 11.05.2009 | Books

Obama's Bittergate remark -- which I broke and which is revisited in David Plouffe's new book -- was and still is one of the biggest stories of that historic presidential run. It is also still one of the least understood. Here's the untold story behind it.

The New Strategy for Obama's War: Precision Power

| Posted 11.17.2009 | Politics

There is nothing like the convergence of two equally unpleasant scenarios -- in this case the danger in Pakistan and American forces settling further into Afghanistan -- to sharpen a leader's mind.