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Ken Silverstein

Ken Silverstein, now an Open Society Foundation fellow and contributing editor at Harper’s, previously worked in the investigative unit of the Los Angeles Times’s Washington bureau.

In Senegal

Ken Silverstein, 5 January 2012

In a few weeks the Supreme Court of Senegal will reach a decision in the case of Abdoulaye Wade. At issue is whether the 85-year-old president, first elected in 2000 and re-elected in 2007, will be allowed to stand in February for election to a constitutionally prohibited third term. His case – not unlike that of Bush v. Gore – will be decided by a court of five judges, all of...

Hogshit and Chickenshit

Michael Rogin, 1 August 1996

William Jefferson (‘Bill’) Clinton is not the man from Hope for nothing. And the major story in the American media this election year recounts his resurrection from the politically...

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