All Articles on Jimmy Carter

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American Exceptionalism Meets Team Jesus
I put my two small tape recorders on a modest coffee table, turn them on, ask my first question, and discover that this is an interview in name only. It's more like being back in the most riveting classroom of my life. A single lecture, an hour's genuine education, stretching from our first Puritan...
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Despite a Backlash, Many Jews Are Questioning Israel
Is a Jewish Glasnost Coming to America?
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Debate Essential To Arab-Israeli Peace
I sat down with former President Carter last week at the Carter Center in Atlanta. The center was hosting a conference of human-rights defenders, people at the front lines confronting repressive regimes around the globe. After a quarter-century of humanitarian work through the Carter Center,...
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Sour Americans Hungry for Change as Election Approaches
DES MOINES, Iowa - A year before they choose a new government for the post-Bush era, Americans are desperate to change the country's course. According to opinion polls and interviews with political experts and voters, the U.S. population is more liberal than at any time in a generation, hungering...
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American Indigestion: Why Bush Governs From the Gut
George W. Bush is actually one of the most educated of American presidents, believe it or not. That statement depends, of course, on a couple of whopping assumptions. Like defining education formally, in terms of degrees received, and also on ignoring what happened (and especially what didn't)...
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A Guide to Media Manipulation, Republican Style
In recent years the GOP has turned the technique of making hay from their opponents' words into a reliable formula for success -- with a few distortions and a little help from the media, of course. After he lost the 2004 presidential election, it looked as though, like many who had been in his...
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Backlash Over Book on Policy for Israel
" The Israel Lobby and U.S. Foreign Policy " is not even in bookstores, but already anxieties have surfaced about the backlash it is stirring, with several institutions backing away from holding events with the authors. John J. Mearsheimer, a political scientist at the University of Chicago, and...
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US Defends Surveillance to 3 Skeptical Judges
SAN FRANCISCO - Three federal appeals court judges hearing challenges to the National Security Agency's surveillance programs appeared skeptical of and sometimes hostile to the Bush administration's central argument Wednesday: that national security concerns require that the lawsuits be dismissed...
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Bush's Political Guru Karl Rove to Resign at End of Month
WASHINGTON -- Top White House adviser Karl Rove, who has often been called George W. Bush's political guru and linked to the most controversial decisions of his presidency, said in an interview published Monday that he will resign at the end of this month. The White House confirmed his impending...
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Roll Back the Reagan Tax Cuts
Our bridges are falling apart (among other things), and its Ronald Reagan's fault. A few hours before the bridge collapsed in Minnesota, a news release landed (among hundreds) in my email inbox. It was from the right-wing "Heartland Institute" and a Minnesota conservative group calling itself the "...
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