Is Iraq the New Japan?What the post-World War II occupation of Japan can teach us about ruling Iraq.
Does the United States Start Wars?Would an American invasion of Iraq be unprecedented?
Nixon and the Jews. Again.If his tirades against Jews weren't anti-Semitism, what were they?
Rating the Founding FathersThe reputation market finds Adams up, Jefferson down, and the others holding steady.
Presidential RematchesWhat Andrew Jackson can teach Al Gore about beating Bush in 2004.
The Truman ShowBush's Department of Homeland Security plan is modeled on Truman's 1947 national security reorganization. Here's what Harry got wrong.
Who's Stonewalling Now?Democrats' and Republicans' views on executive privilege depend exclusively on whose man is living in the White House.
Patty Murray Should Be the Next Senate Minority Leader The Washington senator is a better choice than Elizabeth Warren or Chuck Schumer.
Inside Higher Ed
Fighting Words? A professor compared Hamas to a rabid pit bull. Free speech couldn’t protect him from student vitriol.
What Happened at Slate This Week? Alison Griswold describes her experience reporting on the Germanwings tragedy.
Even Lufthansa’s Exhaustive Psychiatric Tests Couldn’t Have Stopped a Tragedy Like the Germanwings Crash