Jason Vest

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  • 10 years ago

    So the U.S. military is stretched to the breaking point by the war in Iraq--surprise! A report by Andrew Krepinevich, a retired army officer on a Pentagon contract, says the Army has become a "thin green line" about to snap under the weight of len...

  • 10 years ago

    So the Pentagon has been planting news stories in Iraq, eh? Yesterday, the New York Times reported that one of the headlines straight from the brass reads: "The Sands Are Blowing Toward a Democratic Iraq." We think the long arm of the American Emp...

  • 10 years ago

    After a Tuesday night Washington screening of his new film Syriana--starring George Clooney and partially, loosely based on former CIA officer Bob Baer's memoir See No Evil--sponsored by the New Democratic Network, writer/director Stephen Gaghan a...

  • 10 years ago

    In the wake of both her release from jail and The New York Times' Sunday post-mortem, everyone's asking what's next for reporter Judith Miller. Some possibilities: 1. Becomes recipient of new Prisoner of Conscience Chair at American Enterprise Ins...

  • 11 years ago

    While all the attention in the unfolding Plame drama focuses on the living, it's not an exaggeration to say that—especially with regard to Time editor Norman Pearlstein's decision to fork over reporter Matt Cooper's notes to federal prosecuto...

  • 11 years ago

    Whatever their politics, many partisans regard the players in the unfolding Valerie Plame saga as white hats or black hats. Others, however, including myself, are ready to say—with the possible exception of Plame herself—there should be ...


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