Saturday, November 10, 2012

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Pundit Tears for Petraeus’s Fall

November 10, 2012
Pundit Tears for Petraeus’s FallExclusive: Much of Official Washington is in mourning after David Petraeus admitted to an extramarital affair and resigned as head of the CIA. Top pundits were as smitten by the former four-star general as his mistress was, writes ex-CIA analyst Ray McGovern.

A Great Night for US Democracy

November 7, 2012
A Great Night for US Democracy
Exclusive: President Obama’s reelection was a victory for him and the Democrats but also for the principles of democracy. The Republicans sabotaged the economy, sought to suppress the vote and flooded TV screens with attack ads, but young people and minorities led the way in rejecting these tactics, says Robert Parry.

Second-Term Obama’s Foreign Policy

November 8, 2012
Second-Term Obama’s Foreign PolicyFreed from pressures of reelection, President Obama has the opportunity to chart a more daring foreign policy in his second term, taking chances for peace. But he will still face determined political opposition if he crosses powerful lobbies, says ex-CIA analyst Paul R. Pillar.

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