Category Archives: FISA

That Book about What Everyone Really Knew but No One Wanted to Say

The buzz is all about the new Jane Mayer book, The Dark Side: The Inside Story of How the War on Terror Turned into a War on American Ideals (Doubleday, July 15, 2008) – and yes, you cannot buy a … Continue reading

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Serious, Even More Serious, and Life and Death

Those few of us who follow the news in detail – and there aren’t that many of us – find that some days following the news leaves you flummoxed. Maybe that’s not the word – there’s bewildered, bemused, perplexed, puzzled, … Continue reading

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