Tim Naftali

Tim Naftali, currently a national security fellow at the New America Foundation and a former director of the Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum, is writing a book on the Kennedy presidency for publication in 2013.

Aug. 29 2013 6:14 PMObama Should Reveal Secret Syria InterceptsNow is the time to release intelligence—but not act on it.
Nov. 9 2012 6:16 PMHow Obama Can End Political GridlockBy following in the footsteps of Lincoln and FDR.
March 13 2012 3:19 PMWhat JFK Can Teach Obama About Dealing With IranThere are many lessons, including one for his Republican critics.
The Book Club
June 2 2008 6:41 AMHave Reagan's Successors Misunderstood Him?
Feb. 3 2006 6:17 PMSnoop DogsWhat does Congress do next about the NSA?
Nov. 2 2005 7:03 PMSuperiority ComplexWhy is the vice president deciding how the U.S. treats foreign detainees?
Sept. 6 2005 12:31 PMDepartment of Homeland Screw-UpWhat is the Bush administration doing?
July 7 2005 5:41 PMChertoff's Bad MoveHow not to respond to the London bombings.
April 25 2013 12:26 PMWill the Bush Library Address Torture?Americans should be outraged if it doesn’t.
Oct. 15 2012 3:30 AMFirst BrotherWhy is it taking RFK’s family so long to show us his papers from the Cuban Missile Crisis?
The Book Club
June 3 2008 2:47 PMReaganism Is Dead No Matter What
History Lesson
April 5 2006 12:03 PMThe Lion in WhimperWhy didn't we see Saddam's weakness?
Jan. 3 2006 6:30 AMTinker, Tailor, Miner, SpyWhy the NSA's snooping is unprecedented in scale and scope.
Oct. 11 2005 12:39 PMSend in the CavalryThe president's powers in the event of disaster.
War Stories
July 13 2005 3:16 PMCracking the London CaseAgatha Christie vs. the terrorists.
War Stories
June 30 2005 5:16 PMMilan SnatchExtraordinary rendition comes back to bite the Bush administration.



More Than Scottish Pride

Scotland’s referendum isn’t about nationalism. It’s about a system that failed, and a new generation looking to take a chance on itself. 

What Charles Barkley Gets Wrong About Corporal Punishment and Black Culture

Why Greenland’s “Dark Snow” Should Worry You

Three Talented Actresses in Three Terrible New Shows

Why Do Some People See the Virgin Mary in Grilled Cheese?

The science that explains the human need to find meaning in coincidences.


Happy Constitution Day!

Too bad it’s almost certainly unconstitutional.

Is It Worth Paying Full Price for the iPhone 6 to Keep Your Unlimited Data Plan? We Crunch the Numbers.

What to Do if You Literally Get a Bug in Your Ear

  News & Politics
Sept. 16 2014 7:03 PM Kansas Secretary of State Loses Battle to Protect Senator From Tough Race
Sept. 16 2014 4:16 PM The iPhone 6 Marks a Fresh Chance for Wireless Carriers to Kill Your Unlimited Data
The Eye
Sept. 16 2014 12:20 PM These Outdoor Cat Shelters Have More Style Than the Average Home
  Double X
The XX Factor
Sept. 15 2014 3:31 PM My Year As an Abortion Doula
  Slate Plus
Slate Plus Video
Sept. 16 2014 2:06 PM A Farewell From Emily Bazelon The former senior editor talks about her very first Slate pitch and says goodbye to the magazine.
Brow Beat
Sept. 16 2014 8:43 PM This 17-Minute Tribute to David Fincher Is the Perfect Preparation for Gone Girl
Future Tense
Sept. 16 2014 6:40 PM This iPhone 6 Feature Will Change Weather Forecasting
  Health & Science
Medical Examiner
Sept. 16 2014 11:46 PM The Scariest Campfire Story More horrifying than bears, snakes, or hook-handed killers.
Sports Nut
Sept. 15 2014 9:05 PM Giving Up on Goodell How the NFL lost the trust of its most loyal reporters.