Errol Morris Talked to Rumsfeld for 33 Hours. All He Got Was ‘The Unknown Known.’

The new documentary fails to elicit answers to the most important, and still unresolved, questions about the Iraq War

How Osama Bin Laden Outsmarted the U.S. and Got What He Wanted

The point of Sept. 11 wasn’t to terrorize the West. It was to get the U.S. out of the Muslim world—and it worked.

UN Calls Out Iran; Teen Stock Whiz Wins Big

Plus U.S. may put Syria’s chemical weapons on a barge, and more in the news

George W. Bush Speaking at Messianic Jewish Organization

Former president giving keynote address at group’s annual fundraiser

Iraqi Jewish Treasures Displayed in D.C. Before Being Shipped Back to … Iraq

In the chaos of the 2003 war, remnants of a once-thriving Jewish past were saved (or stolen?) by America. Where do they belong?

The Love Affair Between American Presidents and Jewish Artists, and Why It May Be Over

The historical relationship—and the proximity to power it afforded—enabled wider acceptance of Jews in America

New Egyptian Regime Reopens Old Fights in Republican Foreign Policy Circles

In the wake of the military takeover, realists and neocons revisit the legacy of George W. Bush’s Freedom Agenda

Sundown: Presidents Join to Honor Bush 43

Plus Neil Diamond to donate ‘Sweet Caroline’ profits to Boston victims

Terror and the Surveillance State on Film

Zero Dark Thirty and the Israeli documentary The Gatekeepers are up for Academy Awards. Only one should win.

Joe Lieberman Says Goodbye to the Senate

Lieberman gives farewell on the 12th anniversary of Bush v. Gore decision

Losing Petraeus, Losing Iran

The general was one of few who understood that Iran was at war with the U.S., and no bargain could be struck

Dems Leave Jerusalem Off Party Platform

The Romney campaign wigs out on cue

Talking to W’s Chief of Staff

At the GOP convention, Josh Bolten reminisces about introducing President Bush to shmurah matzo

The Tea Party’s Enemy No. 1

Benjamin Ginsberg, Bush’s lawyer in the 2000 recount, has orchestrated a major power grab for Romney

What Condi Says About Romney

Floating Rice’s name as a possible vice president shows the Romney campaign’s lack of foreign-policy smarts

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