Christopher Hitchens

Christopher Hitchens (1949-2011) was a columnist for Vanity Fair and the author, most recently, of Arguably, a collection of essays.

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May 2 2011 10:30 AMDeath of a MadmanWhat Obama does next will help define the legacy of Osama Bin Laden.
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April 11 2011 10:35 AMAfrica's Worst DictatorHow has Robert Mugabe been able to rule Zimbabwe for so long?
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March 28 2011 12:32 PMThe Iraq EffectIf Saddam Hussein were still in power, this year's Arab uprisings could never have happened.
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March 7 2011 10:50 AMAmerican Inaction Favors QaddafiThe administration's inadequate response to the crisis in Libya reveals a lack of courage and principle.
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Feb. 25 2011 11:41 AMIs Barack Obama Secretly Swiss?The administration's pathetic, dithering response to the Arab uprisings has been both cynical and naive.
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Feb. 14 2011 11:06 AMNews Flash: The Taliban Violate Human RightsThe human rights community finally notices the Taliban's war crimes.
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Jan. 31 2011 10:51 AMThe Shame FactorWhen will dictators learn not to treat their people like fools?
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Jan. 17 2011 12:37 PMTunisia Grows UpHere's hoping the Jasmine Revolution improves upon the legacy of Habib Bourguiba, the nation's first president.
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Jan. 3 2011 7:02 AMHow To Make a Decent Cup of TeaIgnore Yoko Ono and John Lennon, and heed George Orwell's tea-making advice.
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Dec. 20 2010 12:16 PMThe Pak-Af ProblemAre we committed to Afghanistan or to Hamid Karzai's government?
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Dec. 6 2010 12:14 PMTurn Yourself In, Julian AssangeThe WikiLeaks founder is an unscrupulous megalomaniac with a political agenda.
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Nov. 22 2010 12:14 PMHumane BraveryIraq's president, Jalal Talabani, opposes the death penalty for Tariq Aziz, one of Iraq's worst enemies.
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Nov. 8 2010 10:53 AMDon't Hang Tariq AzizThe death sentence for Saddam's henchman threatens Iraq's exceedingly fragile democracy.
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Oct. 25 2010 11:34 AMIraq Through Night-Vision GogglesAs we digest the WikiLeaks revelations, a new book offers the soldiers' perspective.
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Oct. 11 2010 11:13 AMThe Politicians We DeserveWhat normal person would put up with the inane indignities of the electoral process?
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April 25 2011 12:37 PMGo After QaddafiStop worrying about an "exit strategy." What America needs in Libya is an entrance strategy.
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April 4 2011 10:44 AMCynicism by the BookHamid Karzai's despicable response to the Quran burning in Florida.
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March 14 2011 10:53 AMDon't Let Qaddafi WinIgnore the "realists." If we do nothing, the situation in Libya can only get worse.
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Feb. 28 2011 12:10 PMOur Man in PakistanThe dreadful treatment of Raymond Davis is a reminder of how dysfunctional our relationship with Pakistan has become.
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Feb. 21 2011 8:19 AMThe King's Speech RevisitedThe movie's screenwriter goes too far in defending his version of history.
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Feb. 5 2011 7:13 AMWould America Have Been Better Off Without a Reagan Presidency?His simple-mindedness had a touch of genius to it.
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Jan. 24 2011 12:20 PMChurchill Didn't Say ThatThe King's Speech is riddled with gross falsifications of history.
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Jan. 10 2011 11:35 AMReflections on Political ViolenceWhen Mumtaz Qadri shot Pakistani politician Salman Taseer, he didn't even bother to offer an excuse.
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Dec. 27 2010 12:37 PMMr. Kissinger, Have You No Shame?Ignore the recent excuses. Henry Kissinger's entire career was a series of massacres and outrages.
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Dec. 13 2010 11:28 AMHow Can Anyone Defend Kissinger Now?The Nixon tapes remind us what a vile creature Henry Kissinger is.
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Nov. 29 2010 11:49 AMDon't Be an Ass About Airport SecurityThe enemy is inventive and imaginative. Our response is neither.
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Nov. 15 2010 11:00 AMIsrael's Shabbos GoyWhy America will come to regret the craven deal Obama is offering Netanyahu.
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Nov. 1 2010 12:45 PMAll the Views Fit To PrintLow points from this year's dishonest, vacuous campaign season.
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Oct. 18 2010 10:53 AMHezbollah's ProgressHow the Party of God became Lebanon's most powerful faction.
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Oct. 4 2010 12:39 PMNot So Hidden InfluencesIs it so offensive to note the effectiveness of the Jewish lobby?

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