Alexander Dryer

Alexander Dryer works for The New Yorker in Washington, D.C.

Oct. 25 2006 5:11 PMApple ChomperHow Nokia can knock the iPod from its perch.
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Oct. 20 2006 5:44 AMA crackdown fails to stem violence in Iraq's capital.
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Sept. 29 2006 5:49 AMThe Senate does away with habeas corpus for terror suspects.
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Sept. 27 2006 5:06 AMBush releases the intelligence community's report on terrorism
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Sept. 22 2006 5:08 AMDid the GOP give in to the president on torture?
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Sept. 20 2006 5:04 AMBush and Ahmadinejad go to the U.N.
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July 8 2006 4:38 AMWas the threat to New York commuters real?
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May 20 2006 5:39 AMThe demand to close America's island prison.
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April 22 2006 4:16 AMUnlocking Iraq's political deadlock with a new prime minister
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March 4 2006 5:34 AMDuke Nuked
Aug. 3 2005 6:21 AMGPS Is My Co-PilotWhich in-car navigation device is best?
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May 28 2005 6:41 AMNuclear (Nonproliferation Treaty) Meltdown
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Feb. 26 2005 6:00 AMTel Aviv Terror
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Oct. 30 2004 5:30 AMOctober Surprise: Bin Laden's Reprise
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Oct. 8 2004 5:48 PMThey're All Flip-FloppersThe New Republic says Kerry's indecisiveness is ordinary.
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Oct. 21 2006 4:32 AMThe president says his goals in Iraq remain unchanged
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Oct. 19 2006 5:25 AMOctober proves a deadly month for U.S. troops
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Sept. 28 2006 5:15 AMThe House passes Bush's terror bill
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Sept. 26 2006 5:29 AMWhy did the TSA really ease the liquids ban?
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Sept. 21 2006 5:08 AMThe confusing new polls on the midterm elections
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Sept. 19 2006 4:57 AMWhy did Canada label an innocent man a terrorist?
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May 30 2006 5:21 PMBloggers analyze the new treasury secretary.
May 15 2006 6:33 PMHow the NSA Does "Social Network Analysis"It's like the Kevin Bacon game.
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April 11 2006 5:57 PMBloggers on the immigration protests.
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Nov. 19 2005 6:09 AMA House Divided
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June 26 2005 7:34 AMA Conservative Man and His Plan for Iran
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April 23 2005 5:46 AMMoussaoui Pleads; Feds Pleased
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Jan. 15 2005 6:30 AMGotcha! Graner Guilty on Ghraib
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Oct. 13 2004 6:14 PMLast-Minute ActivismA lazy man's guide.
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Oct. 1 2004 6:37 PMGloomy Forecast Oil prices and a spending slump could be bad news for the global economy.




Crying Rape

False rape accusations exist, and they are a serious problem.

Scotland Votes to Remain in U.K.

There’s a Way to Keep Ex-Cons Out of Prison That Pays for Itself. Why Don’t More States Use It?

The Music Industry Is Ignoring Some of the Best Black Women Singing R&B

Can Democrats Keep Counting on Republicans to Offend Women as a Campaign Strategy?


Theo’s Joint and Vanessa’s Whiskey

No sitcom did the “Very Special Episode” as well as The Cosby Show.


The Other Huxtable Effect

Thirty years ago, The Cosby Show gave us one of TV’s great feminists.

Cliff Huxtable Explains the World: Five Lessons From TV’s Greatest Dad

Why Television Needs a New Cosby Show Right Now

  News & Politics
The World
Sept. 19 2014 11:36 AM Breaking Up Countries Is Still Hard to Do
Business Insider
Sept. 19 2014 11:37 AM Why Urban Outfitters and Other Brands Troll Their Customers
Lexicon Valley
Sept. 19 2014 11:32 AM Why Do Pirates Talk Like That?
  Double X
The XX Factor
Sept. 19 2014 11:33 AM Planned Parenthood Is About to Make It a Lot Easier to Get Birth Control
  Slate Plus
Slate Picks
Sept. 19 2014 12:00 PM What Happened at Slate This Week? The Slatest editor tells us to read well-informed skepticism, media criticism, and more.
Sept. 19 2014 11:51 AM This Is All That’s Left of New York’s Once-Thriving Borscht Belt 
Future Tense
Sept. 19 2014 11:40 AM Apple Invented the Perfect Way to Handle Your Giant New Phone
  Health & Science
Bad Astronomy
Sept. 19 2014 11:33 AM The Curious Incident of the Supernova in the Nighttime
Sports Nut
Sept. 18 2014 11:42 AM Grandmaster Clash One of the most amazing feats in chess history just happened, and no one noticed.