The race to save Peter Kassig "The American aid worker was killed by his Isis captors on 16 November. Here, for the first time, is the story of an extraordinary effort to secure his release."
Worse than a defeat "The British army’s eight-year venture in southern Afghanistan is over. The extent of the military and political catastrophe it represents is hard to overstate. It was doomed to fail before it began, and fail it did, at a terrible cost in lives and money." (James Meek)
No island is an island "Islands are a natural laboratory for science, they gave us evolution. But isolation is no model for a cosmopolitan age."
Meeting Ayn Rand on the Las Vegas Strip "For eight days last summer, a new generation of Randians was indoctrinated in the auditoriums of The Venetian. Where better to absorb Atlas Shrugged's teachings than in a city of extremes?"
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