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Who Will Be the Next Richard Holbrooke? Reflections on the Death of the DREAM Act

Adam Hanft | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Adam Hanft

The irony of the death of Richard Holbrooke preceding the death of the DREAM Act by just a short time is too substantial to remain unnoted.

America's Afghan Election

Michael Brenner | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Michael Brenner

Celebrated at first by Obama on the White House lawn as a signal success marking the country's progress on the road to democracy, the Afghan election now looks like a monkey wrench thrown into the already stuttering engine of our mission there.

Down and Out in Shah Mansour

Kathy Kelly | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Kathy Kelly

The sun bores down on the Shah Mansoor camp which has become a temporary home to thousands of displaced Pakistanis from the Swat area. In the stifling heat, the camp's residents sit idly, day after day, uncertain about their future.

A.P.: Obama "Nervously" Meets with National Security Leaders

Ari Melber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ari Melber

Note the brazen absence of any facts or quotes supporting Loven's "nervousness" storyline, even though it contradicts Obama's own statement about how long the meeting had been in the works.