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Korean War
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Reservoir Doggedness

The risky tactics and subzero temperatures of the Chosin Reservoir campaign reappear in Jeff Shaara’s new novel of the Korean War. It is a tale of hubris, racism, and the extremes of human endurance.

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The Suck, in So Many Words

War literature clambers over just a few tried and true thematic paths that date all the way back to Homer. But we still like it.

Homo Americanus
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On the Ragged Edge

Working abroad for the U.S. government in the darkest corners of human depravity can make a person very unwell.

Information Triage

We'll never be able to weed out leakers like Bradley Manning, but some common sense steps can reduce our risks.

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The Mueller Effect

Could it be that the President is less worried about the probe of his Russia dealings than about a general investigation with no set limits?

Crude Economics

Ecuador is ignoring OPEC demands to reduce output.

1990s Redux

The result came down to ethnocultural identification among the decision-makers more than lawyerly arguments and fact-checks.

lower education

American high schools are giving out higher and higher grades even as real academic ability stagnates.

Netanyahu in Europe

Hungary, Poland, Slovakia and the Czech Republic agree that the EU should stand closer with Israel.

*cough* climate leadership *cough*

Greens might want to hold off on anointing Beijing as the next global green leader.

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