Author Archives: Larry Smith

America: Clinton takes on the court

Hilary Clinton has made one of her most political interventions in months.

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Ukraine shows that Western politicians are no longer omnipotent

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Missing from public discourse over the crisis in Eastern Europe is a sense of how difficult it is for western officials to act in concert.

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Remembering Harvey Milk

As America marks the thirty-fifth anniversary of his passing, Milk’s once-radical demand that gays receive full equality has never enjoyed greater support.

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Obama is charting a new course in the Middle East. Can he succeed?

When it comes to its new goals for the Middle East, is the US still overestimating what it can achieve?

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The Week in Washington – a note from the author

The Week in Washington – a note from the author

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The Week in Washington: Outrage over fed surveillance claims, concerns for immigration reform and more

Larry Smith’s weekly round up of American politics.

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The Week in Washington: AG Holder denies perjury claims, Obama pushes for judges and more

Larry Smith’s weekly round up of American politics.

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The Week in Washington: Obama talks security amid leak row, IRS official refuses to testify and more

Larry Smith’s weekly round up of American politics.

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The Week in Washington: IRS row rocks admin, Obama under pressure over leak investigations and more

Larry Smith’s weekly round up of American politics.

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The Week in Washington: Immigration bill survives first test, White House refuses debt ceiling deal and more

Larry Smith’s weekly round up of American politics.

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