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The League Of Extraordinary Gentlemen - Esquire
The improbable and true story of how Al Sharpton, Cornel West, Marion Barry’s wife, and Tucker Carlson (yes, that Tucker Carlson) flew to Liberia to negotiate a ceasefire in the midst of a civil war.
alsharpton  cornelwest  tuckercarlson  liberia  diplomacy  war 
june 2017 by brendanmcfadden
How the Israel-Palestine Peace Deal Died
The Explosive, Inside Story of How John Kerry Built an Israel-Palestine Peace Plan—and Watched It Crumble
thenewrepublic  johnkerry  middleeast  Palestine  israel  diplomacy 
august 2014 by brendanmcfadden
Murder of an Idealist
For six hours on September 11, the American compounds in Benghazi, Libya, stood siege. When the attack was over, J. Christopher Stevens's body was pulled from the wreckage—the first U.S. ambassador killed by militants in over thirty years. Since then, his death has been politicized and the details of the attack distorted. Sean Flynn straightens out the story of Stevens's last days in Libya—and reveals the true believer we lost that day
politics  terrorism  diplomacy  christopherstevens  GQ  libya 
november 2012 by brendanmcfadden

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