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Ukraine Is Hungary All Over Again

Allan Topol | Posted 02.18.2014 | World
Allan Topol

The Hungarian freedom fighters' only hope in 1956 was help and support from Washington. Like the Ukrainians, they expected that help. However, President Eisenhower and John Foster Dulles had no intention of confronting Russia.

Dan Senor: Talks Loudly, and Carries No Stick at All

Reese Schonfeld | Posted 12.25.2012 | Politics
Reese Schonfeld

Dan Senor seems to advocate that the US take a tougher line with the Iranians, but is he willing to see American soldiers die fighting to free Iran from the Ayatollah? Dan Senor talks tough, but is he willing to put American troops where his mouth is?

Andy Rooney and Me

Maggie Van Ostrand | Posted 11.29.2011 | Media
Maggie Van Ostrand

I don't care if he's married. I don't care if he's over 50. I don't care if he's a curmudgeon. I don't even care if his eyebrows enter a room five minutes before the rest of him. Andy Rooney's the guy for me.

Q&A With Nicole Krauss, Author of Great House and The History of Love

Elana Estrin | Posted 11.15.2011 | Books
Elana Estrin

While studying art history in graduate school, novelist Nicole Krauss spent hours in the library researching Rembrandt, only to find that she preferred imagining the details of his life instead.

Khamenei Crosses the Rubicon, Becomes the 'Great Satan'

Paul Abrams | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Paul Abrams

In order to understand the significance of Khamanei's decision, it helps to recall what the United States did in 1953 to earn the moniker of the "Great Satan".

President Obama Offers Iran "A Promise of a New Day"

Joseph A. Palermo | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Joseph A. Palermo

Obama's promise of a new day in U.S.-Iranian relations must be given the opportunity to bear fruit free from outside intervention.