Post Archive

December 3, 2007

The American Intelligence Community has radically revised its estimate of Iran’s nuclear-weapons program, or has it? The new National Intelligence Estimate (NIE), the most authoritative document...

On a practical level, the new National Intelligence Estimate makes it less likely than ever—and it was never that likely to begin with—that the Bush...

A new National Intelligence Estimate states that Iran halted its nuclear-weapons program in 2003. Just two years ago, a previous NIE had stated that the intelligence...

The highly entertaining sci-fi flick I Am Legend stars Will Smith as the last man left in New York City (and maybe on earth) after...

A new National Intelligence Estimate (NIE), entitled “Iran: Nuclear Intentions and Capabilities,” has just dealt a serious blow to the argument some of us have...

In today’s post, horizon blogger Stefan Beck points out that Stewart O’Nan’s new book Last Night at the Lobster, about the manager of a fictional...

Stewart O'Nan's new novel Last Night at the Lobster, which details the last day in the life of a Red Lobster franchise, is near the...

Don Imus pretended to be outrageous, then Al Sharpton pretended to be outraged, forcing Imus to pretend to be contrite and the radio industry to...

At the beginning of my sophomore year in college, I decided that a part-time student job at Yale University Press would be a good line-item...

So much in our hectic, 21st century lives takes place onscreen, why not literature? Jeff Bezos and his company Amazon have treaded where all other such...

What is Iran really up to? Here is a well-informed guess, codified in a National Intelligence Estimate (NIE) produced by the the Office of the Director...

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez--who called George Bush the devil and noted that the day after the American President addressed the United Nations "it smells of...