Harold Meyerson, The American Prospect
Francine McKenna, Forbes. Still germane.
MarketWatch. Africa seems like a promising theatre for conflict investment, and probably safer than Ukraine or the South China Sea.
South China Morning Post
Bloomberg. Yeah, but are young Koreans out hopping trains?
New Cold War
Moon of Alabama
National Review. A long read, worth a cup of coffee, amazingly enough.
The Cipher Brief
Matt Taibbi, Rolling Stone. My head is spinning on this one. Obama admits but prefers to . Then Trump appoints a another torturer — one very well-respected by the “intelligence community” (see link above) — and everybody . Wouldn’t it have been simpler to try all as war criminals back when we had the chance? Some kind soul should survey all the running on the Democrat ticket, and ask them what they think about this. Just to clarify where we are.
Rich Lowry, Politico. “[T]he interrogation program [sic] wasn’t a rogue operation. It was approved at the highest level of the U.S. government.” Say it, Rich. Say it with me. “I was….” “I was only….” “I was only following….”
CNN. Remember ? When the Sanders supporters chanting “No more war” were drowned out by Clinton supporters chanting “USA! USA!” Good times…
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WaPo. Minsky moment, here we come!
Politico. If “highlights” is the word we want…
Chicago Tribune (DK).
Modern Health Care
Recode. That’s called noblesse oblige, one of the less malevolent aspects of feudalism. One imagines Hughes tossing coins to the peasants from his gilded coach…
Pew Research Center
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See yesterday’s Links and Antidote du Jour here.