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Why Malcolm Gladwell Is Wrong About David And Goliath

(137) Comments | Posted October 14, 2013 | 11:50 AM

The biblical story of David and Goliath is regularly invoked when an underdog must face a much stronger opponent. Malcolm Gladwell adopts the story for the title and introduction to his latest book, which is about how such lopsided conflicts can produce surprising results. He brings to his account of...

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The Future of the War on Terror

(26) Comments | Posted October 14, 2008 | 5:49 PM

Sir Lawrence Freedman, author of "A Choice of Enemies: America Confronts the Middle East"and professor of war studies and vice-principal at King's College London, responded to questions about where the once-tops-on-the-issues-list War on Terror stands with the presidential debates coming to a close and the economic situation taking the 'important...
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