Tag Archives | Obituary

George H.W. Bush’s Final Gift to Washington

  • John McCain’s Imperial Complex

  • RIP Sen. John McCain, a Bipartisan Patriot and Champion of Global Democracy

  • RIP Kofi Annan

  • Charisma and Banality: Kofi Annan and the UN

  • Puppet of History: Panama’s Manuel Noriega

  • Russian Ambassador to the United Nations Vitaly Churkin Dies at 65: The Maestro of Russian Diplomacy

  • Elie Wiesel: Paradoxical Legacy of a ‘Human Rights Icon’

  • Muhammad Ali: An American Muslim

  • Boutros Boutros-Ghali: The UN, the U.S. and the Seizure of Power

  • Imagined Nations

  • Two Track Grouch: Helmut Schmidt’s Legacy

  • Memories of Galeano’s Fire: My Afternoon with the Late Uruguayan Writer

  • Contradiction in Action: The Eulogies for King Abdullah

  • Dysfunctional Hagiography: Australia and the Passing of Gough Whitlam

  • Robin Williams and Social Media

  • Jerry Goldsmith: A Tribute to His Music

  • Elmer Bernstein: A Tribute to His Music

  • Remembering Fred Anderson: Writer, Mentor, and Friend

  • Eli Wallach and Tuco Ramirez

  • Carl Bloice: 1939-2014, Good Night Sweet Poet

  • Honoring James Rebhorn’s Craftsmanship

  • Adolfo Suarez: Spain’s Transitional Leader

  • A Kuffiya for Tony Benn, the British Warrior Who ‘Matured with Age’

  • Remembering Tony Benn

  • Marshal Fahim’s Death will not Affect Afghan Stability

  • Remembering Philip Seymour Hoffman’s Art

  • Tito’s Shield: Jovanka Broz and Yugoslavia’s Memory

  • Kenneth N. Waltz: Realist in Clover

  • The Death of Il Divo: Giulio Andreotti and Modern Italy

  • Remembering the Man on the Moon: The Passing of Neil Armstrong

  • Alexander Cockburn, 1941-2012

  • The Correctionist: Remembering Gore Vidal