On this day in 1974, President Nixon announced he would resign due to the Watergate scandal.
"Congress is stampeded into another compromise of Americans' rights." Commentary on the new eavesdropping law from the Post
and the Times
, and coverage by Mr. Froomkin
. Slate wonders why the Democrats want to give new powers to, you guessed it, Gonzales
Britain asks for the return of Guantanamo detainees
, in a major policy shift.
On the ground in the Iraqi civil war
. (And some quick comments
by Joe Klein.)( Collapse )
Studying ancient nomadic cultures
for clues to modern politics.
Political lessons from some guy named Shakespeare