Lally Weymouth

Lally Weymouth is a senior associate editor of the Washington Post.

Aug. 7 2014 7:14 AMCan Colombia Find Peace?An interview with President Juan Manuel Santos on the eve of his second inauguration.
April 30 2014 2:58 PM“The Russian Threat Is a Reality”An interview with Romanian Foreign Minister Titus Corlatean.
April 24 2014 5:13 PM“The Primary Task Is to Survive”An interview with Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk.
April 3 2014 9:34 PMThe Arab Spring’s One Bright SpotAn interview with Tunisia’s interim prime minister, Mehdi Jomaa.
Dec. 12 2013 8:49 PM“They Are Incompetent”Tunisia’s secular opposition leader Beji Caid Essebsi on why the Islamists must go.
Dec. 8 2013 7:57 PM“I Started This Struggle 35 Years Ago”Why Libyan Prime Minister Ali Zeidan may have the world’s toughest job.
Oct. 24 2013 11:23 PM“Welcome to the Wonderful, Wacko World of the Former Government”Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott takes a swing at his predecessors.
Sept. 26 2013 11:19 AM“We Are Not Wedded to Anyone in Syria”An interview with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov.
Aug. 3 2013 11:00 AM“You Turned Your Back on the Egyptians”Gen. Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, Egypt’s top general, has stern words for the United States.
June 20 2013 5:41 PM“If You Work Together, You Start Understanding Each Other”An interview with Jewish Home party leader Naftali Bennett.
June 20 2013 4:10 PM“Countries Have to Be on the Move Constantly”An interview with Israeli Finance Minister Yair Lapid.
May 31 2013 1:17 PMEgypt From the InsideAn interview with Emad Abdel Ghafour, the leader of the new Egyptian Salafist party Watan.
March 15 2013 11:59 AM“We Can't Be the Nanny”An interview with Singapore’s Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong.
Sept. 20 2012 3:15 PM“Bashar Is Politically Dead”An interview with Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
June 22 2012 6:03 PM“I'm Not Going To Go Away”An interview with Palestinian Prime Minister Salam Fayyad.
May 9 2014 5:18 PM“In This Very Dangerous World, You Have to Be Strong”An interview with French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius.
April 25 2014 9:01 AM“This Is a Fight for Ukrainian Freedom”An interview with leading Ukrainian presidential candidate Petro Poroshenko.
April 18 2014 1:37 PM“The Risks Are Enormous”Polish Foreign Minister Radek Sikorski on Putin’s reckless course.
March 7 2014 3:06 PM“We Are Going to Reform the Whole System”An interview with Chile’s incoming president, Michelle Bachelet.
Dec. 12 2013 3:55 PMThe Arab Spring’s Last HopeAn interview with Rachid Ghannouchi, the leader of Tunisia’s largest political party.
Nov. 4 2013 8:00 PM“I Don’t Know If [Obama] Gets It”Saudi Arabia’s Prince Turki on the kingdom’s disappointment in President Obama.
Oct. 17 2013 9:51 PM“We Need Stable Markets”An interview with Italian Prime Minister Enrico Letta.
Foreign Policy
Sept. 23 2013 10:26 PMWhy Assad Still Must GoTurkish President Abdullah Gül explains why Syria’s president must be toppled, no matter what the United States and Russia say.
Aug. 2 2013 11:11 AM“The Army Is on the Edge”Mohamed ElBaradei calls for reconciliation before the violence in Egypt’s streets spirals out of control.
June 20 2013 4:43 PM“We Can't Let the Iranian Regime Play This Game”An interview with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
June 14 2013 1:56 PM“I Don't Think the Arab Spring Is Over”An interview with Israel’s President Shimon Peres.
May 29 2013 12:46 PMWhat Keeps Jordan Up at NightAn interview with Jordanian Foreign Minister Nasser Judeh.
March 8 2013 12:38 PM“Politics Is Not an Easy Thing”An interview with Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard.
Sept. 14 2012 4:01 PM“Everybody Knows We Are Serious”An interview with Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras.
June 20 2012 7:24 PMHow Long Will Israel Wait?Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak on when and whether Israel will attack Iran.




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Americans do. But when blacks exhibit the same behaviors as others, it becomes part of a greater black pathology. 

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And schools are getting worried.

Two Damn Good, Very Different Movies About Soldiers Returning From War

The XX Factor

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Medical Examiner

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The disease threatens humanity by preying on humanity.

Why a Sketch of Chelsea Manning Is Stirring Up Controversy

How Worried Should Poland, the Baltic States, and Georgia Be About a Russian Invasion?

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Sept. 20 2014 7:27 AM How Do Plants Grow Aboard the International Space Station?
  Double X
The XX Factor
Sept. 19 2014 4:58 PM Steubenville Gets the Lifetime Treatment (And a Cheerleader Erupts Into Flames)
  Slate Plus
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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.
Brow Beat
Sept. 20 2014 3:21 PM “The More You Know (About Black People)” Uses Very Funny PSAs to Condemn Black Stereotypes
Future Tense
Sept. 19 2014 6:31 PM The One Big Problem With the Enormous New iPhone
  Health & Science
Bad Astronomy
Sept. 20 2014 7:00 AM The Shaggy Sun
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.