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We make fun of Nostradamus and numerologists, but give editors an anniversary and the floodgates open. We're anniversary-ologists, as USA Today might say. Unfortunately, trying to take the pulse of what happened in Eastern Europe in 1989 is more complex...
Culture MonsterThe Russian National Orchestra, a miracle of perestroika, was founded by Mikhail Pletnev 20 years ago. The first orchestra in Russia with no state support, it broke all the rules. It was an orchestra with no tradition, led by a......
Top of the TicketC-SPAN's Greatest Hits! And more!! The public service network unveils a searchable, vast video archive going back to 1987....
Twenty years ago this December, President Reagan and Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev signed the only treaty in history that eliminated an entire class of weapons -- shorter- and intermediate-range ballistic missiles. The treaty commonly referred to as...
GEORGE S. MCGOVERN, a former U.S. senator from South Dakota, was the Democratic nominee for president in 1972.VICE PRESIDENT Dick Cheney recently attacked my 1972 presidential platform and contended that today's Democratic Party has reverted to the views I advocated in 1972. In a sense, this is a compliment, both to me and the Democratic Party. Cheney intended no...
Economist LAWRENCE H. SUMMERS was secretary of the Treasury under Clinton. He is a contributing editor to Opinion.TUESDAY'S MIDTERM election victories for the Democrats in the House and the Senate were striking but not historically extraordinary. Of the 16 midterm elections since World War II, Tuesday's was the seventh that could be classified as a repudiation...
JENNIFER GLAUDEMANS is a former CIA analyst and an attorney.FIFTEEN YEARS AGO, the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence asked me to testify at the confirmation hearings for Robert M. Gates, who had been nominated to be director of Central Intelligence. I was asked because I had worked in the CIA's office of...
Times Staff WriterMembers of the Los Angeles fashion community converged on the Standard Hotel in West Hollywood last night to find out (as Heidi Klum might say) "who's in and who's out" of the running for the third annual L.A. Fashion Awards And even though The Mirror'...
Today's question: How far east should NATO expand? Should the United States concede Russian dominance over the Caucasus in exchange for admitting, say, Ukraine into NATO? Previously, Moynihan and Meier discussed Russia’s membership in G-8 and...
Tags: G8, Moscow (Russia), Wars and Interventions, Estonia, Russia
Today, Farah and Martinez discuss the broad question of U.S. engagement with China. Later this week, they'll debate killer toys, military threats, Olympic boycotts and more. See the evil By Joseph Farah Dear Andrés, It's funny how some people see evil...
Tags: Nazi Party, China, Donald Trump, Crime, Law and Justice, Values
On Aug. 17, Russian President Vladimir V. Putin announced that a dozen missile-carrying strategic bombers, accompanied by support and tanker planes, will be permanently airborne. Their mission: to protect Russian territory. From whom? Putin didn't name...
Today's topic: Was President Obama right or naive to call for a world without any nuclear weapons? Andrew Grotto and Gabriel Schoenfeld debate the future of U.S. policy on nuclear proliferation. The world is waiting on the U.S. Point: Andrew Grotto...
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