Mara Revkin

Mara Revkin is an editorial intern at the Prospect.

Recent Articles

Suppressing the Truths of War

A new documentary about war correspondents shows how hard it is for them to get their stories on air and in print.

Veteran war correspondent Joe Galloway has seen so much combat, it's hard to believe he's actually a civilian. After 22 years of reporting for United Press International and U.S. News & World Report from the front lines of every major American military engagement since Vietnam, Galloway doesn't hesitate to describe war as "the most devastating and stupid of all man's enterprises."

WATER ICE ON...

WATER ICE ON A HOT(TER) PLANET. Our planet's ice caps may be receding at a rate of 9% per decade, but Mars' "frigid arctic landscape" seems to be holding up just fine.

AND 1,774 MORE JUST LIKE THEM.

AND 1,774 MORE JUST LIKE THEM. Yesterday afternoon a bevy of child-bearing Republicans and their bewildered male companions convened at the Independent Women's Forum to lament the scientifically documented "patriotism gap" that is corrupting our nation's young people.

THE IDIOT'S GUIDE...

THE IDIOT'S GUIDE TO IMPERIALIST ETIQUETTE. Friday pop quiz:

American success or failure in Iraq may well depend on whether the Iraqis (as the people are called) like American soldiers or not.

The preceding statement was excerpted from:

A) The Iraq Study Group Report (2006)
B) Republic of Fear: The Inside Story of Saddam's Iraq (1990)
C) A Short Guide To Iraq (1943)

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