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wartime partnership February 24, 2023 On the night of the invasion, Mr. Biden and Mr. Zelensky spoke by telephone. It was a harrowing moment for the young Ukrainian, who was in a capital facing a brutal assault. During his visit to Ukraine this week, Mr. Biden recounted their conversation. “You told me that you could hear the explosions in the background,” Mr. Biden recalled. “I’ll never forget that. And the world was about to change. I remember it vividly, because I asked you — I asked you next — I asked you: ‘What is there, Mr. President? What can I do for you? How can I be of help?’ And I don’t know that you remember what you said to me, but you said, and I quote: ‘Gather the leaders of the world. Ask them to support Ukraine.’” Continue reading »

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Adriatic October 10, 2022
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credit not blame August 30, 2021

that long ago June 27, 2021
graveyard of empires April 18, 2021
evangelicals April 7, 2021
ezra klein March 4, 2021
the house of the rising sun February 13, 2021
biden dreams August 16, 2020
Forgiveness (essay-31) February 29, 2020
Shame (essay-24) February 18, 2019
Ramblings (essay-23) January 29, 2019
Madness (essay-15) April 1, 2017
End of Empire (essay-13B) January 12, 2017
Stereotypes (essay-10) August 28, 2016
Hypocrisy (essay-5) April 20, 2016
Dual Citizenship (essay-1) November 27, 2014