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Argentina’s About-Face on Terror

Why is Iran being let off the hook for a deadly 1994 attack on Jews?

Angus Greig

Poison Pill Politics

Our political system is broken beyond anything even remotely resembling a functional government. comment icon Comment


Changing Minds After Newtown

A budding campaign aims to encourage a cultural shift on guns after Newtown. comment icon Comment


As the Cuts Hit Home

Republicans who applaud the budget cuts are cheering for misery. comment icon Comment

Op-Ed Contributor

Singing the Sequester Soap Opera

The sequester isn’t as bad as it looks — and Republicans aren’t as dumb as they look.

Gail Collins is off today.

Op-Ed Contributors

Capitalists for Preschool

The connections from preschool to reading proficiency to high school completion — a bare-minimum requirement in today’s economy — could not be clearer.


And the Oscar Doesn’t Go to the Oscars

Some of the most frightening words in the English language are “I’d like to thank…”


Another Try at Nuclear Talks

With Iran, agreeing to meet again keeps alive the slim chance of a diplomatic solution.


Better Care for Young Offenders

The new juvenile justice administrator should push more states to lock up fewer young people.

A group of Jewish women at the entrance to the Brody ghetto in Eastern Galicia, 1942. The sign is written in German, Ukrainian and Polish.
News Analysis

The Holocaust Just Got More Shocking

The Germans had vastly more work camps and ghettos than anyone knew.


More Cameras for New York City Streets

The State Legislature should permit New York City to enforce its speed limits and traffic rules.


Wilson to Obama: March Forth!

With the budget impasse, perhaps President Obama could learn a few lessons in enacting transformative legislation from the nation’s first scholar-president.

Taking Note

The Limits of Executive Power

The president can’t force a deal on Republican lawmakers.

Opinionator | Disunion

‘Equality First, Guns Afterward’

Why did many Boston blacks refused to join the famed 54th Massachusetts?

Opinionator | Townies

We Found Our Son in the Subway

Anthony Russo

The story of an abandoned baby, an adoption and, finally, a marriage.

Taking Note

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The Limits of Executive Power

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