Category: Newsweek

For Soldiers With Gulf War Illness, a Clue to the Mystery in Their Cells

March 29th, 2014 in 2014, Newsmakers, Newsweek, Roberta White, School of Public Health 0 comments

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Roberta White, School of Public Health

As a kid, Adam Such knew he wanted to join the military when he grew up. And after graduating from West Point in 1989, he went on to have a career that included 17 years in special operations, which he discovered he “had a passion” for, he says. Such served in the first Gulf War, the 2003 Iraq War, and other places, too…

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Nasty CIA/Senate Spying Showdown Could Get Uglier

March 14th, 2014 in 2014, College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Joseph Wippl, Newsmakers, Newsweek 0 comments

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Joseph Wippl, College of Arts & Sciences

In the early 1980s, the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence discovered that a staffer had taken home hundreds of pages of highly classified documents covering decades of CIA operations…

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“Getting into a feud with any member of Congress is a bad deal. They have a way of getting retribution because they are there a long time and tend to have long memories.”

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Best of Frenemies

January 6th, 2014 in 2014, College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Foreign Policy, Husain Haqqani, Newsmakers, Newsweek 0 comments

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Husain Haqqani, College of Arts & Sciences

Pakistan and the United States aren’t allies – they “just pretend to be allies.”…

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The Wronged Man

December 17th, 2013 in 2013, College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Husain Haqqani, Newsmakers, Newsweek 0 comments

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Husain Haqqani, College of Arts & Sciences

Husain Haqqani, Islamabad’s former ambassador to Washington, is making waves with his latest book,Magnificent Delusions, which speaks hard truths about the arrant alliance between Pakistan and the United States…

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The U.S. Spends Much More on the Elderly Than It Does on the Young

October 27th, 2013 in 2013, College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Laurence Kotlikoff, Newsmakers, Newsweek 0 comments

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Laurence Kotlikoff, College of Arts & Sciences

At Feltonville School of Arts and Sciences, a middle school in a poor neighborhood of Philadelphia, the school year began chaotically as budget cuts took effect…

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“There’s concern about the growing gap between the rich and the poor. But we’ve got another big problem: the growing gap in spending on the young versus the old.”

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Husain Haqqani: Muslim Rage Is About Politics, Not Religion

October 1st, 2012 in 2012, College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Husain Haqqani, Newsmakers, Newsweek 0 comments

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By Husain Haqqani, College of Arts & Sciences

Thousands of cellphone subscribers in Pakistan received an anonymous text message recently announcing a miracle: an earthquake on Tuesday, Sept. 18, had destroyed the Washington, D.C. movie theater that was exhibiting Innocence of Muslims, the controversial film that has triggered violent protests in several Muslim countries…

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