Monthly Archives: May 2011

Romney Defends Impressive Record of Accomplishment, Vows Never to Repeat It

Yesterday Mitt Romney made an impassioned defense of his Massachusetts health reform law and attempted to explain away the obvious similarities between his state reform effort and Obamacare. About his own plan, he spoke of the moral responsibility of government … Continue reading

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Sleeper Cells, Lone Wolves, and Sympathizers Oh My

On Twitter, Dan Drezner asks: "Hey, how long before the lack of "lone wolf" responses to UBL death suggests that there ain’t a lot of "lone wolf" Al Qaeda sympathizers?" Of course it only takes one lone wolf who pulls … Continue reading

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When Can The U.S. Kill People Abroad?

There has been hardly any controversy over the issue of whether it was kosher for U.S. special operations forces to shoot Osama bin Laden in the face when he was unarmed and not explicitly resisting. This is as it should … Continue reading

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Bin Laden, Dead. Bin Ladenism, Dying.

There are too many different narrative threads to keep track of with this bin Laden business. There’s the amazing raid itself. There is the inside story behind the special operations teams that made it happen. There’s domestic politics, Pakistan, Afghanistan, … Continue reading

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