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For those interested in the subject, I’ll be on a panel tomorrow morning to talk about “Parties of God”, my piece in the March issue of the magazine that argues for American diplomatic engagement with Islamist political movements.
The panel is part of a conference organized by the Center for Strategic and International Studies, which will be held at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center in downtown Washington. (Incidentally, the 3.1 million square foot Trade Center is a fitting tribute to the man who promoted small government but ran up the largest deficits in American history–until now.)
More from Ken Silverstein:
Perspective — October 23, 2013, 8:00 am
How pro-oil Louisiana politicians have shaped American environmental policy
Postcard — October 16, 2013, 8:00 am
A trip to one of the properties at issue in Louisiana’s oil-pollution lawsuits
Ratio of money spent by Britons on prostitution to that spent on hairdressing:
A German scientist was testing an anti-stupidity pill.
A Twitter spokesperson conceded that a “Frat House”–themed office party “was in poor taste at best.”
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“Shelby is waiting for something. He himself does not know what it is. When it comes he will either go back into the world from which he came, or sink out of sight in the morass of alcoholism or despair that has engulfed other vagrants.”