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Making Of A President: Candidates Lean On Colbians In Bids For The White House, Allen Lessels Mar 2013

Making Of A President: Candidates Lean On Colbians In Bids For The White House, Allen Lessels

Colby Magazine

Candidates lean on Colbians in bids for the White House; alumni who are staffers and aides ride the roller coaster of a presidential campaign.


The Diplomat: Ambassador Patrick Duddy Looks For Common Ground With Venezuela's President, Hugo Chávez, David Mckay Wilson Mar 2013

The Diplomat: Ambassador Patrick Duddy Looks For Common Ground With Venezuela's President, Hugo Chávez, David Mckay Wilson

Colby Magazine

Newly appointed Ambassador Patrick Duddy ’72, a career diplomat, looks for common ground with Venezuela’s outspoken president, Hugo Chávez.


The Last Page: Lonely On The Right?, Joseph Reisert Mar 2013

The Last Page: Lonely On The Right?, Joseph Reisert

Colby Magazine

Joseph Reisert on the place of a conservative on campus.


The Last Page: Being A Liberal, Douglas Archibald Mar 2013

The Last Page: Being A Liberal, Douglas Archibald

Colby Magazine

I retired in August 2004, with two presentations at literature meetings in Liverpool providing a satisfying punctuation, then returned to volunteer for the MoveOn.org effort to change the administration in Washington. The effort worked in Maine but not well enough across the country, and I descended into depression and alienation, the intensity of which startled me. What had happened to my country?


What's At Stake: Colby Political Analysts Provide Perspective On The 2004 Presidential Election, Ranging From Foreign Policy To The Economy To The Environment, G. Calvin Mackenzie, L. Sandy Maisel, Kenneth Rodman, Robert Weisbrot, Amy Walter, Stuart Rothenberg, Joseph Reisert, Patrice Franko, Thomas Tietenberg, Lilliana Botcheva-Andonova Mar 2013

What's At Stake: Colby Political Analysts Provide Perspective On The 2004 Presidential Election, Ranging From Foreign Policy To The Economy To The Environment, G. Calvin Mackenzie, L. Sandy Maisel, Kenneth Rodman, Robert Weisbrot, Amy Walter, Stuart Rothenberg, Joseph Reisert, Patrice Franko, Thomas Tietenberg, Lilliana Botcheva-Andonova

Colby Magazine

The Election, by G. Calvin Mackenzie, Goldfarb Family Distinguished Professor of American Government

The Great Divide, by L. Sandy Maisel, William R. Kenan Jr. Professor of Government

The Direction of Foreign Policy, by Kenneth Rodman, William R. Cotter Distinguished Teaching Professor of Government

Historic Parallels, by Robert Weisbrot, Christian A. Johnson Distinguished Teaching Professor of History

Inside View, by Amy Walter '91, House Editor, The Cook Political Report

Clinton Consequences, by Stuart Rothenberg '73, Editor, The Rothenberg Political Report

The Supreme Court, by Joseph Reisert, Harriet S. Wiswell and George C. Wiswell Jr. Associate Professor of American Constitutional Law

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The Last Page: Debating Preventive War: An Arena Of Law Of Power?, Kenneth Rodman Mar 2013

The Last Page: Debating Preventive War: An Arena Of Law Of Power?, Kenneth Rodman

Colby Magazine

By the time you read this essay, we will almost certainly be at war, probably without the authorization of the United Nations. A group of students asked me whether such a war would be legal under international law. A second question is, “Do such considerations matter?”


A Political Remix, John Fleming Feb 2013

A Political Remix, John Fleming

Colby Magazine

Political scientist Kendra King ’94 considers the hip-hop generation and the Obama future. A professor at Oglethorpe University in Atlanta, King eschews stereotypes and keeps her students—and her colleagues—guessing.


Point Of View: To Bring Peace To Afghanistan, The International Community Must Understand Pashtuns, Ayaz Khan Achakzai Feb 2013

Point Of View: To Bring Peace To Afghanistan, The International Community Must Understand Pashtuns, Ayaz Khan Achakzai

Colby Magazine

Ayaz Khan Achakzai ’09 on understanding the Pashtun plight.


Obama's Right Hand: Behind The Scenes, White House Chief Of Staff Pete Rouse Is Invaluable To The President, David Mckay Wilson Feb 2013

Obama's Right Hand: Behind The Scenes, White House Chief Of Staff Pete Rouse Is Invaluable To The President, David Mckay Wilson

Colby Magazine

As White House chief of staff, Pete Rouse ’68 is President Obama’s go-to aide. Unlike his predecessor, Rahm Emanuel, Rouse works quietly behind the scenes, eschewing the spotlight in the complex world of Washington and global politics.


Who Was Elizabeth Hanson? Book Reveals The Secret Circumstances Surrounding The Death Of The Cia's Rising Star, Gerry Boyle Feb 2013

Who Was Elizabeth Hanson? Book Reveals The Secret Circumstances Surrounding The Death Of The Cia's Rising Star, Gerry Boyle

Colby Magazine

Book by Washington Post reporter reveals the secret circumstances surrounding the death of rising CIA star Elizabeth Hanson ’02.