Fred Kaplan

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Name: Fred Kaplan
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

Time for U.S. forces to leave South Korea . Christopher Lee makes the case for redeploying U.S. forces in Korea back to the United States. The dangers of waging war by proxy . Christopher Preble comments on the downing of MH17 and its implications ... [Published Eunomia - 2 hours ago]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

An Israeli median voter theorem? (model this war)

…on July 13, about four days before the actual incursion began, about 67 percent of Israelis supported a ground operation . By authorizing one, Netanyahu has given the public what it has demanded. That is from Brent Sasley . Fred Kaplan wonders ... [Published Marginal Revolution - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 14 2014 - Updated Jul 14 2014 - 1 reports

Background Briefing on P5+1 Negotiations, July 2014

loading...Published July 12, 2014 On July 12, 2014, Senior administration officials updated the press regarding negotations between the P5+1 (United States, United Kingdom, France, China, Russia, and Germany) and Iran on nuclear nonproliferation, held ... [Published Council On Foreign Relations - Jul 14 2014]
Entities: Iran, Nuclear, United States
First reported Jul 12 2014 - Updated Jul 12 2014 - 1 reports

Remembering Jazz Legend Charlie Haden, Who Crafted His Voice In Bass

Jazz legend Charlie Haden has died. Polio damaged Haden’s voice when he was young, but as a bassist and composer, Haden helped shape the sound of jazz while still spanning country and gospel. For more on Haden’s life and music, you can hear Melissa Block ... [Published New England Public Radio - Jul 12 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 1 reports

Remembering Jazz Legend Charlie Haden, Who Crafted His Voice In Bass

Jazz legend Charlie Haden has died at the age of 76. Polio damaged Haden's voice when he was young, but as a bassist and composer, Haden helped shape the sound of jazz and still spanned country and gospel. For more on Haden's life and music, Melissa Block ... [Published NPR - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 1 reports

Biographer examines the contributions of John Quincy Adams

John Quincy Adams is mainly remembered as the sixth president of the United States — and not a terribly distinguished one at that. Ironically, concludes Fred Kaplan in his new biography, being president was Adams’ least successful accomplishment in a ... [Published Miami Herald - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 2 reports

Why America Is In Jeopardy

On page 563 of his latest biography, “John Quincy Adams: American Visionary,” author Fred Kaplan (biographer of Abraham Lincoln, Charles Dickens, Mark Twain and Gore Vidal among others) cites this insight of the sixth president:“Christianity had, all ... [Published Right Wing News blog - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 1 reports

Who Needs a Singer? When You Play Harmonica Like Bob Corritore, You Don't

Dave Blake Bob CorritoreBob Corritore's new CD Taboo , which was released earlier this year, is unique. Why? The master harp-player's album is all-harmonica. Not a single voice appears anywhere on the album. In place of vocals are the sounds of Corritore's ... [Published Phoenix New Times - Jul 08 2014]
First reported Jul 05 2014 - Updated Jul 05 2014 - 1 reports

John Quincy Adams: A visionary American who deserves a greater biography

John Quincy Adams at age 73 stood before the United States Supreme Court, an institution his father helped create.By this stage in his life, he was a “small, bald, somewhat fragile legislator ... who when he spoke transformed himself into a sharp-tongued, ... [Published Buffalo News - Jul 05 2014]
First reported Jul 04 2014 - Updated Jul 04 2014 - 1 reports

Fred Kaplan: Don’t be too fearful of Iraq’s new ‘caliphate’

The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, or ISIS, the militia that has overrun much of northern and western Iraq in recent days, may be on the brink of sputtering out. Exhibit A: This past Sunday, the first day of Ramadan, the leader of ISIS, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, ... [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Jul 04 2014]
First reported Jun 29 2014 - Updated Jun 29 2014 - 1 reports

Three for the Fourth: Celebrate Independence Day with these new biographies

“James Madison: A Life Reconsidered” by Lynne Cheney (Viking) — The wife of former Vice President Dick Cheney, author of numerous books on American history, is back with an exhaustive biography of our fourth president, “the father of the Constitution ... [Published Pittsburgh Tribune Review - Jun 29 2014]
First reported Jun 26 2014 - Updated Jun 26 2014 - 1 reports

It's Not Our War

loading...Author: Fred Kaplan, Edward R. Murrow Press FellowJune 25, 2014SlateDespite prodding from the United States and others, Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki doesn't want to share power, the Kurds don't want to give up a shot at independence, ... [Published Council On Foreign Relations - Jun 26 2014]
Entities: jihadist, Sunni Islam, War

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“Bubbles” Warns. Ugly Get Uglier. [Published London Irvine Report - 14 hours ago]
Everyone seems to have forgotten the time the U... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Jul 24 2014]
An Israeli median voter theorem? (model this war) [Published Marginal Revolution - Jul 22 2014]
Sunday Talking Heads: July 20, 2014 [Published Firedoglake - Jul 20 2014]
Income soars at Mesa's Gateway Airport [Published AZCentral.com - Jul 18 2014]
Will Israel Crush Hamas? [Published Atlantic Monthly - Jul 18 2014]
Will Israel Crush Hamas? [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Jul 18 2014]
Tenants battle Kushner over homes and garden am... [Published The Villager - Jul 17 2014]
Blowback in Iraq: Petraeus' Legacy Comes Home [Published Antiwar.com - Jul 16 2014]
Background Briefing on P5+1 Negotiations, July ... [Published Council On Foreign Relations - Jul 14 2014]
Remembering Jazz Legend Charlie Haden, Who Craf... [Published New England Public Radio - Jul 12 2014]
Remembering Jazz Legend Charlie Haden, Who Craf... [Published WAMC.org - Jul 11 2014]
Remembering Jazz Legend Charlie Haden, Who Craf... [Published NPR - Jul 11 2014]
Biographer examines the contributions of John Q... [Published Miami Herald - Jul 11 2014]
Iraq warns of new terrorist threat after milita... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Jul 10 2014]
Why America Is In Jeopardy [Published Right Wing News blog - Jul 09 2014]
Who Needs a Singer? When You Play Harmonica Lik... [Published Phoenix New Times - Jul 08 2014]
America Wonât Be Good without God [Published Town Hall - Jul 08 2014]
Visionary John Quincy Adams Deserves a Better B... [Published HighBeam Research - Jul 07 2014]
ISIS jihadists issue passports, close down snoo... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Jul 07 2014]
The Best Biographies of 2014 (So Far) [Published Daily Beast - Jul 06 2014]
Islamic State leader emerges to declare himself... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Jul 05 2014]
John Quincy Adams: A visionary American who des... [Published Buffalo News - Jul 05 2014]
Western-backed Syrian rebels warn of ‘humanitar... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Jul 05 2014]
Fred Kaplan: Don’t be too fearful of Iraq’s new... [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Jul 04 2014]
Why ISIL militia may be sputtering [Published Salt Lake Tribune - Jul 02 2014]
Book Review: No Place to Hide: Edward Snowden, ... [Published Security Bloggers Network - Jun 30 2014]
A breed apart: liberal hawks who buoyed Bush [Published Japan Times - Jun 30 2014]
Three for the Fourth: Celebrate Independence Da... [Published Pittsburgh Tribune Review - Jun 29 2014]
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The Week’s Most Interesting Reads [Published Eunomia - 2 hours ago]
Time for U.S. forces to leave South Korea . Christopher Lee makes the case for redeploying U.S. forces in Korea back to the United States. The dangers of waging war by proxy . Christopher Preble comments on the downing of MH17 and its implications ...
“Bubbles” Warns. Ugly Get Uglier. [Published London Irvine Report - 14 hours ago]
br />!--[if gte mso 9]><![endif]--> Baltic Dry Index. 732  +05 LIR Gold Target in 2019: $30,000.  Revised due to QE programs. “The boom can last only as long as the credit expansion progresses at an ever-accelerated pace. The boom comes ...
Everyone seems to have forgotten the time the U... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Jul 24 2014]
Fury and frustration still mount over the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, and justly so. But before accusing Russian President Vladimir Putin of war crimes or dismissing the entire episode as a tragic fluke, it’s worth looking back at another ...
An Israeli median voter theorem? (model this war) [Published Marginal Revolution - Jul 22 2014]
…on July 13, about four days before the actual incursion began, about 67 percent of Israelis supported a ground operation . By authorizing one, Netanyahu has given the public what it has demanded. That is from Brent Sasley . Fred Kaplan wonders ...
Sunday Talking Heads: July 20, 2014 [Published Firedoglake - Jul 20 2014]
Propaganda, Movie Night Monday, 8pm ET ¡Buenos Dias! Jane Hamsher and Kevin Gosztola are at the Hope X Conference in NYC this weekend. Here’s today’s schedule , there are video and audio feeds to follow along, and also the twitter . As ...
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