- Newsmaker: McBride Looks like a Winner in Close Florida Vote
In Florida-s primary on Tuesday, one precinct showed a 900 percent turnout. In another, with 1637 registered voters, only one ballot was reportedly cast. Peter Wallsten, state bureau chief of the Miami Herald, reports on the preliminary results of the governor-s race between former Attorney General Janet Reno and businessman-attorney Bill McBride, and Florida-s ongoing series of voting irregularities.
- Reporter-s Notebook: Thomas Friedman on Iraq, Journalism and His New Book
More than a columnist for America-s newspaper of record, the New York Times- Tom Friedman played a role in international diplomacy when he broke the story of the Saudi Middle East peace plan. The author of Longitudes and Attitudes: Exploring the World after September 11 is read and heeded in Washington and other capitals of the world. Friedman opines on Iraq, the job of a lifetime, and his new book.
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After the Iran Nuclear Deal: Does Trump have a Plan B President Trump made good on a campaign promise. The U.S. is out of the “horrible” “one-sided” Iran nuclear deal. Can it stop Iran from restoring its nuclear program? Make diplomatic peace with allies in Europe? Convince North Korea the U.S. can be trusted?
Autocracy, Theocracy and… paperwork Last month in Berlin, Warren visited the archives of Stasi, the Communist secret police of East Germany. He learned that paperwork was almost as important to oppressive control as maintaining a climate of fear. Then he heard Rukmini Callamachi’s podcast, “Caliphate,” about gathering records from ISIS. The result is a riveting conversation between Callamachi and Dagmar Hovestadt, spokesperson for the Stasi Museum.
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