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Morning Must Reads: March 12

In the news: North Korea, sugary drinks, Palin's Christmas book, Obama at the Hill, Ryan's new budget plan, and the next pope.

A Real Live Filibuster!

At about 11:45 a.m. Wednesday morning, Kentucky Republican Rand Paul took the floor of the Senate to launch one of the chamber's rarest spectacles: a genuine...

The Path To War

One year ago, Barack Obama convened his National Security Council in the Situation Room in the basement of the West Wing to talk about war with Iran. Israeli...

I’m with the Tree Huggers

If we're in a war to stop global warming, then we need to fight it on the beaches, the landing zones, and the carbon-spewing tar sands of Alberta

General John Allen Salutes…His Wife

Marine General John Allen – caught up and cleared in the email scandal that brought down CIA director David Petraeus – told President Obama on Tuesday he would...

The Tragedy of General John Allen

Danny Klaidman of the now all-digital Newsweek says that’s what it is. The Marine four-star general, after getting good marks for his stewardship in...

Canada to the Rescue

On the heels of Argo winning the Oscar for Best Picture, TIME Magazine reprints its 1980 coverage of the Canadian Caper.

The Long War Over the “War on Terror”

Soon after he took office, Obama purposefully stopped using one of his predecessor's favorite catchphrases. His refusal to say "war on terror" became a battering...

World

Israel Enters the Syria Conflict 1 | ISRAEL The question is not whether Israel sent warplanes into Syria on the night of Jan. 29. Israeli Defense Minister Ehud...

Morning Must Reads

In the news: drones, Saturday mail, Bloomberg's British empire, GOP's upper hand on sequestration, unfortunate tweets

Drone Home

A few months ago I borrowed a drone from a company called Parrot. Officially the drone is called an AR.Drone 2.0, but for simplicity's sake, we're just going to...