Roundup: Media's Take



  • In Defense of Empire

    by Robert D. Kaplan

    It can ensure stability and protect minorities better than any other form of order. The case for a tempered American imperialism.



  • Invasion of the Data Snatchers

    by Catherine Crump and Matthew Harwood

    Big Data and the Internet of Things means the surveillance of everything.



  • Advice Too Secret to Ignore

    by Tom Engelhardt

    Col. Manners Answers Your Questions on CIA Practices, Proper Cyberwar Behavior, and Invasion Etiquette



  • Will Ukraine Break Apart?

    by Masha Lipman

    In Ukraine’s two decades as an independent state, the prospect of disintegration has never looked so real.



  • Obama and His Library: Go Small

    by Witold Rybczynski

    A presidential library is a very big building, but does that mean that it should also be monumental?



  • Loot No Longer

    by Doreen Carvajal

    French authorities continue to struggle to return looted art.



  • Was Harry Truman a Zionist?

    by John B. Judis

    Harry Truman's concerns about Israel and Palestine were prescient—and forgotten.