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  • Bourdain, Ripert Play Devil and Angel in Hartford Appearance

    Bourdain, Ripert Play Devil and Angel in Hartford Appearance
    The title of the show, "Good vs. Evil," seemed fitting enough. TV personality, author and former chef Anthony Bourdain is known for his biting, caustic and often profane wit; French chef and culinary star Eric Ripert is stylish and urbane with a...
  • Lacking a foreign policy vision, Obama administration muddles along

    Two weeks ago, John F. Kerry, America's peripatetic secretary of State, stopped off in France “to share a hug with all of Paris.” In the annals of American diplomacy, Kerry's hug — even with its requisite reference to Gen. John...
  • Martin Schram: Once again, we must tell each other: 'Never again'

    "The Fuhrer has ordered that the Jewish question be solved once and for all, and that we, the SS, are to implement the order. I have therefore earmarked Auschwitz for this purpose." Heinrich Himmler, summer, 1941 Dandelions and Queen Anne's lace...
  • 'Class war' themes resurface in party rhetoric

    'Class war' themes resurface in party rhetoric
    There's something eminently straightforward about President Obama's State of the Union proposal to raise taxes on the richest Americans and boost income for the middle class. Robin Hood had the same idea, and the Republican Party has endlessly declared it...
  • When the big news isn't news

    Last week the papers were overflowing with stories about a Senate committee's report on the Central Intelligence Agency's use of torture to extract information from terrorists -- known or just suspected terrorists. Those stories were shortly followed...
  • On torture, Obama content to leave dispute 'in the past'

    On torture, Obama content to leave dispute 'in the past'
     Upon release of the Senate Intelligence Committee report on the George W. Bush administration's use of "enhanced interrogation techniques" on captured al-Qaida suspects, two prominent American figures stoutly defended the practice -- former Vice...
  • Was revenge a hidden rationale for torture?

     Was revenge a hidden rationale for torture?
    The Senate Intelligence Committee's "torture report" has reignited national debate on "enhanced" interrogation techniques. At the heart of this debate is the question: Do these methods work to prevent terrorist attacks? Much of the American public seems...
  • U.S. torture was illegal, but nobody is likely to be punished

    WASHINGTON -- In a rare case of editorial initiative, the New York Times editorial board has flatly called for an investigation of former Vice President Dick Cheney and other prominent George W. Bush administration figures involved in authorship of the...
  • After torture report, Feinstein lights the way out of 'dark side'

    After torture report, Feinstein lights the way out of 'dark side'
    Dianne Feinstein's career in the U.S. Senate is far from over — her current term runs through 2018 — but it is clear that one of the California Democrat's most important legacies will be her role in exposing the stomach-turning abuses...
  • Is it OK to criticize politicians' kids?

    Is it OK to criticize politicians' kids?
    It’s been a bad week for Stephen Fincher. Who’s Fincher, you ask? He’s a back-bench Republican congressman from Tennessee whom nobody had ever heard of outside his district until his communications director, Elizabeth Lauten, went...
  • President Obama vows actions in CIA report won't take place on his watch

    The Senate Intelligence Committee released a 499-page executive summary Tuesday, which includes graphic details about sexual threats and other harsh interrogation techniques the CIA meted out to captured militants in the years after the Sept. 11, 2001,...