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?
Red Summer In 1919, white Americans visited awful violence on black Americans. So black Americans decided to fight back.
Slate Voice: “Shag the Dog” Listen to Will Saletan read his 2001 essay about the merits of zoophilia.