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Review: Zero Dark Thirty

Spoilers (Bin Laden dies in the end) Trailer The other week I reviewed Lincoln, where I mentioned off the bat that it was a film I was fairly sure I was going to love and that I, indeed, ended up … Continue reading

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The US, Pakistan And Leverage

I see this kind of bizarre sentiment expressed by a lot of people over the last while, that the United States has somehow gained a measure of “leverage” over Pakistan as a result of the circumstances surrounding the death of … Continue reading

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Bin Laden: Some Brief Thoughts

Bin Laden’s death is a long time coming, and it is something that should be celebrated. One cannot begrudge the glee of Americans celebrating at Ground Zero today. But all of this celebration must be tinged with a degree of … Continue reading

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