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NRDC Responds To Pebble's Cohen Report: "Wrong On The Money, Wrong On The Merits"

Joel Reynolds | Posted 11.04.2015 | Green
Joel Reynolds

In its latest attempt to derail EPA's review of this potentially "catastrophic" project, Pebble paid former Defense Secretary William Cohen, The Cohen Group, and DLA Piper LLP to prepare an "independent" report that, unsurprisingly, confirms that EPA's review should be derailed. Follow the money.

What Would Defense Secretary Cohen Have Done With His "Independent" Pebble Mine Report?

Joel Reynolds | Posted 10.14.2015 | Green
Joel Reynolds

Based on a brief, undefined investigation, Secretary Cohen concluded to no one's surprise that his client has been unfairly treated by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in its federal Clean Water Act review of the mining project -- just as his client has argued for years.

Soft Matters With Itai Cohen

Jesse Silverberg | Posted 12.16.2013 | Science
Jesse Silverberg

As a physicist and a fan-boy, I visibly cringe when the token scientist is (1) a crazy egomaniac, (2) a socially awkward nerd, or (3) carrying around flasks while wearing a white lab coat. Sure, some folks line up with these stereotypes, but reality is far more interesting...

Reasons We Still Love 'The O.C.' 10 Years Later

The Huffington Post | Todd Van Luling | Posted 08.05.2013 | TV

"The O.C." premiered 10 years ago today. Even after all of these years, the show remains dear to our hearts. Stroll through memories of sandy beaches,...

Michelle Obama's Ancestors: Fraser Robinson

Megan Smolenyak | Posted 04.15.2012 | Celebrity
Megan Smolenyak

It's providential for Michelle's sake that LaVaughn ever met Fraser C. Robinson, Jr. because he would have much preferred to never leave the South.

Obama's Lack of Credibility Undermines His Initiative on Genocide Prevention

Harut Sassounian | Posted 10.11.2011 | Politics
Harut Sassounian

For his new super agency on "Mass Atrocities" to have any credibility, Pres. Obama should stop playing political games with genocide, recognize previous "Mass Atrocities", such as the Armenian Genocide, and draw appropriate lessons from them.

Friday Talking Points [153] -- SOTU-palooza

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

The past week in politics was, quite obviously, dominated by President Obama's "State Of The Union" speech to Congress. For those of you who may have...

U.S.-China Relations: A Long View, A New Book

Jeffrey Wasserstrom | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Jeffrey Wasserstrom

Given the current interest in interactions and tensions between Washington and Beijing, I decided to ask Warren I. Cohen a few questions about the new edition of his book, America's Response to China.