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Flight from reason

Thomas Patterson looks at the threat to Democracy in ‘How America Lost Its Mind’

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“ISIS communicates perfectly well through YouTube and Twitter and Facebook. It doesn’t need us,” said Jeffrey Goldberg (center), a national correspondent for The Atlantic. “Something radical has shifted in the way some of these terrible groups have seen us, and so I can’t in good conscience tell anybody to go anywhere near this conflict anymore.”

A price too high

Journalist Jeffrey Goldberg reflects on the end of Middle East war correspondents, and what is lost

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Col. Ann Wright, who had been in the Army for almost three decades and had then served around the world in the diplomatic corps, was one of only three U.S. government officials to resign in protest to the Iraq war. “You never know when your conscience is going to get you,” she told the audience at the Carr Center-sponsored event "The Razor's Edge," a daylong conference on principled dissent.

The hard way

Four stories of dissent and consequence at Carr Center event

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