NEWSHAM: The Palestine paradox

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NEWSHAM: Dreams and nightmares

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NEWSHAM: Guantanamo diaries

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Newsham: The pro-life rhetoric devolves

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OPINION | Revisiting the Democrats

A couple weeks ago, I wrote a column detailing my frustrations with the Democratic Party. I wrote how I was tired of its lack of principle and of its willingness—no, eagerness—to compromise on its platform. I wrote that I was tired of a party that got elected on new ideas and promises of change, but […]

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Newsham: A selfish intervention

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OPINION | Libya: Lies, Hypocrisy, and Double Standards

Stop me if you’ve heard this one before: with broad political support, a president attacks an Arab country, citing a “humanitarian” goal. Detractors are heartless, implicitly supporting a dictator. In a surprisingly short amount of time, we declare the mission accomplished. Soon afterwards, however, our coalition rapidly falls apart, it becomes apparent that we have […]

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Newsham: Compromising on our identity

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OPINION | On politics at the Oscars

I’m not usually one to get excited about the Oscars, but this Sunday, having little better to do, I decided to catch the tail end of the show. I was unsurprised at the performance of the King’s Speech, based on the positive consensus of reviews I’d seen, and satisfied by the performances of Inception and […]

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Newsham: Hedging our Middle Eastern bets

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OPINION | Newsham: Cybermelee

It isn’t without a touch of amusement that I’ve been watching the recent developments in the all-out digital war that has grown over the past several months to involve Wikileaks, the FBI, the Egyptian and Tunisian governments, Bank of America, internet group Anonymous, electronic security company HBGary Federal and the Chamber of Commerce. What started […]

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Newsham: Gypped by the gipper

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