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Take Michael Hayden Off the "Curtis LeMay Today List"

Steve Clemons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Steve Clemons

We at The Washington Note move retired USAF General Michael Hayden out of the "Curtis LeMay Today List" that we are beginning to compile -- and back on to the roster of reasonably sensible strategists.

Gaza, Nukes and Globalism

Eric Ehrmann | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Eric Ehrmann

In today's crisis-facing global economy, bribes cause nuclear weapons and guided missile technology to get loose a lot faster than cries for holy war.

Michelle Obama and the Covert Influence of First Ladies

Carl Sferrazza Anthony | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Carl Sferrazza Anthony

As memories of Inauguration Day 2009 begin to fade in and the new administration ensues, speculation will only increase about how politically influential Michelle Obama will be as First Lady.

McCain & the Missiles of October

Robert S. McElvaine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert S. McElvaine

Many voters are attracted to McCain's quick, "don't look back" decision-making and fancy that he will keep them secure. But would he? The experience of October 1962 strongly suggests otherwise.

Wasteful Weapons and the Politicians Who Love Them

Robert Scheer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Scheer

The DNC's attack on McCain speaks volumes to the bipartisan gut-checking in favor of military waste that has led us to squander trillions of taxpayer dollars since 9/11.