It has been heartening to hear from so many readers of this blog. Many have asked when I will be writing more commentary.
Category Archives: In Memoriam
For Those Who Served
Last week was a stark reminder that in one split second life can end or be altered forever.
On Gratitude: A Reflection on 2012
2012 brings to a close one of the most politically exhausting times I can remember.
The Unpredictable Past
In writing on the collapse of the Soviet Union in my 1994 book Breaking Free, I noted the relish with which Soviet jokesters challenged the communist regime, and its ludicrous use of propaganda to trumpet the future and erase all traces of past failures.
Reflections on the past: Remembering Andrei Sakharov
As the holiday season gets underway, the Washington political scene has been busier than ever.
A veteran remembers Walter Cronkite
Walter Cronkite, who died this last week at age 92, was one of the giants of the newspaper and television industry, and it is totally fitting that his passing has received such widespread notice.
The passing of three American giants
The last few weeks have seen the passing of some great American figures: Robert McNamara, Walter Cronkite and Frank McCourt.
65th Anniversary of D-Day
All of us are witnesses to history in the making. Yet our current events are inextricably intertwined with the past.