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Archive for March, 2006

Milosevic as Scapegoat

Thursday, March 16th, 2006

Anyone wanting insight into Canadian elite-think could do worse than reading yesterday’s Op-Ed in the National Post by James Bissett, Canada’s ambassador to Yugoslavia in the early 1990s. Aptly headlined Scapegoat, R.I.P., the article is a frankly revisionist account of the policies and character of Slobodan Milosevic. He has been described as the "Butcher of […]

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This post refers to an exchange of letters in The Nation, entitled November 22, 1963: You Are There. Ordinarily I would simply link to it as above, but that simply brings you face-to-face with one of those hated subscriber firewalls. So instead, try clicking on this Google search link, then click on the link that […]

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A Pimp for the Imperium Responds

Tuesday, March 7th, 2006

Fascinating exchange of letters in The Nation this week, about which I’ll write more later. (By subscription only, but there’s a sneaky way to get to it which I’ll explain then.) I seem to have been sucked into the whole fracas indirectly because of my earlier posts on Ralph Schoenman. Speaking on Cloak and Dagger […]

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