Did the CIA Go Rogue After 9/11?The Senate Intelligence Report raises painful questions about who watches the watchers.
First BrotherWhy is it taking RFK’s family so long to show us his papers from the Cuban Missile Crisis?
Obama Should Reveal Secret Syria InterceptsNow is the time to release intelligence—but not act on it.
What JFK Can Teach Obama About Dealing With IranThere are many lessons, including one for his Republican critics.
Superiority ComplexWhy is the vice president deciding how the U.S. treats foreign detainees?
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