John B. Judis

Stop Celebrating! The Manning Trial Outcome Was Awful
July 30, 2013

The awful outcome of the Bradley Manning trial.

The Horrific War Crimes Being Committed in Syria
July 26, 2013

These are excerpts from a report today from Amnesty International of mass killings of civilians by the Syrian regime:Last weekend 13 members of the same family in al-Baydah were killed, with the bodies of three brothers found with bullet wounds just

Did the Egyptian Military Regime Just Charge Morsi with Spying on Himself?
July 26, 2013

Good news! Egypt’s military rulers, who had held former President Mohamed Morsi incommunicado since July 3, have finally explained why. Morsi, according to one of the military’s friendly judges, has been charged with espionage.

Obama Should Just Pardon Bradley Manning
July 23, 2013

It's an elegant way out of the leak controversies .

Why I'm Boycotting CVS, Not Rolling Stone
July 18, 2013

CVS, Walgreen’s and several other chains have announced they will not sell the August issue of Rolling Stone because of the cover story about Boston bomber, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.

The Unlikely Triumph of an Affirmative Action Prophet
July 18, 2013

A heartwarming tale of a Washington policy Quixote.

Sour Apple?
July 17, 2013

I’ve been on the verge of buying a new Apple Mac Air for a few weeks, but I’m worried about reports of bugs in the computer’s Wi-Fi, which causes it to lose connections.

Military Repression Returns to Egypt
July 17, 2013

In the two weeks since the Egyptian military has overthrown Mohamed Morsi’s government, it has initiated a campaign of repression against the former officials and the Muslim Brotherhood aimed, it appears, at eliminating the Islamists as a party in Eg

How to Kiss and Make Up With Iran
July 17, 2013

In The New York Review of Books, former State Department officials William Luers and Thomas R.

Egypt's Liberals Are in Denial
July 16, 2013

If you were casting about for a classic example of a coup d’état or putsch, you need look no farther than today’s Egypt.  The Egyptian military has now deposed the country’s elected President Mohamed Morsi, locked him and ten of his cabinet officers