Missiles of Outrage and Anger

In the early pages of his memoir Known and Unknown, Donald Rumsfeld described boyhood memories of an America struggling to come to grips with the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. One of those recollections was of Franklin Delano Roosevelt's reassuring voice, its "formal, almost aristocratic tone" cutting across the airwaves. "Outlining the indictment against the … Continue reading Missiles of Outrage and Anger

Lessons on Freedom From the KGB

"Lithuania is currently embroiled in a bizarre and deeply confusing political controversy," writes Salon's Glenn Greenwald, "which reveals what happens when a country becomes gripped by extremist ideologies." He's taking a sarcastic swipe at last week's allegations that the Central Intelligence Agency built and operated one of its secret prisons on the outskirts of Vilnius. Greenwald's … Continue reading Lessons on Freedom From the KGB