Alexander Dryer

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

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

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Florida State’s New President Is Underqualified and Mistrusted. He Just Might Save the University.

  News & Politics
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Sept. 30 2014 9:33 PM Political Theater With a Purpose Darrell Issa’s public shaming of the head of the Secret Service was congressional grandstanding at its best.
  Business
Moneybox
Oct. 1 2014 8:34 AM Going Private To undertake a massively ambitious energy project, you don’t need the government anymore.
  Life
Gaming
Sept. 30 2014 7:35 PM Who Owns Scrabble’s Word List? Hasbro says the list of playable words belongs to the company. Players beg to differ.
  Double X
The XX Factor
Sept. 30 2014 12:34 PM Parents, Get Your Teenage Daughters the IUD
  Slate Plus
Behind the Scenes
Sept. 30 2014 3:21 PM Meet Jordan Weissmann Five questions with Slate’s senior business and economics correspondent.
  Arts
Brow Beat
Sept. 30 2014 8:54 PM Bette Davis Talks Gender Roles in a Delightful, Animated Interview From 1963
  Technology
Future Tense
Sept. 30 2014 7:00 PM There’s Going to Be a Live-Action Tetris Movie for Some Reason
  Health & Science
Bad Astronomy
Oct. 1 2014 7:30 AM Say Hello to Our Quasi-Moon, 2014 OL339
  Sports
Sports Nut
Sept. 30 2014 5:54 PM Goodbye, Tough Guy It’s time for Michigan to fire its toughness-obsessed coach, Brady Hoke.