Tag: Christopher Hitchens

Washington, The Novel

Washington, The Novel

No, the fact is that Washington is and always has been irretrievably bogged down in process. And process doesn’t generally make for electrifying prose–unless you’re a fan of the novels of C. P. Snow, which describe the intestinal workings of inner-sanctum power struggles conducted by micro-megalomaniacs. photo credit: Sjors Provoost The days of the Georgetown […]

Christopher Hitchens v. Lawrence Wilkerson at William & Mary

Christopher Hitchens v. Lawrence Wilkerson at William & Mary

http://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2010/hitchens,-wilkerson-debate-middle-east-policy-123.php Noted journalist Christopher Hitchens squared off against College of William and Mary government professor Lawrence Wilkerson on U.S. Middle East policy Monday night. . . . He said that America’s current role as a power broker was unsustainable, and that the nation cannot afford a war with Iran. Hitchens criticized what he viewed as […]

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