October 1, 2010

John Mearsheimer: Why does a smart country...

When Barack Obama delivered his defining “dumb war” denunciation of war against Iraq in October, 2002, he was a state senator standing in at Chicago’s first big anti-war rally for...| More
June 1, 2007

The Plague: Camus’s Fable in Our Time

Thanks to Andrew Kinney, patsyb, and Sutter for suggesting another “literary lessons for Iraq” show. Read The Plague this weekend, and help us milk Camus’s metaphor for our own pestilential...| More
December 12, 2006

The Classroom Lessons of Iraq

Click to Listen to the Show (24 MB MP3) In twenty years the Iraq war — like the Napoleonic and Peloponnesian Wars before it — will be taught in classrooms...| More
December 4, 2006

Iraq’s Third Act

Click to Listen to the Show (24 MB MP3) Everyone is waiting with bated breath for the release of the Baker-Hamilton Commission report this Wednesday, even though much of the...| More
November 10, 2006

A New Israeli – Palestinian Mandate?

Click to Listen to the Show (24 MB MP3) When Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert visits Washington next week, he’ll find a radically different political climate: There’s a new Democratic...| More
April 3, 2006

The Israel Lobby?

Click to Listen to the Show (24 MB MP3) John Mearsheimer and Stephen Walt recently wrote a piece in the London Review of Books about the “Israel Lobby” that’s been...| More
Open Source is an open conversation. We depend on your contributions - your comments, ideas and your voice.

What's on your mind?