The New Yorker's Ryan Lizza details President Obama's response to the ongoing uprisings in North Africa and the Middle East. He explains why the president's actions — in Egypt and then in Libya — say a great deal about the administration's larger foreign policy ideology.
When Sen. Hillary Clinton conceded defeat in the Democratic presidential primary in June, she thanked her supporters for making "18 million cracks" in the glass ceiling. Political columnist Katha Pollitt discusses the historical significance of Clinton's presidential bid.
Journalist James Stewart. He won the George Polk award in 1988 and the Gerald Loeb awards in 1987 and 1988. He was the recipient of the 1988 Pulitzer prize for his articles in the Wall Street Journal on the 1987 stock market crash and the insider trading scandal. That same year he became the page one editor for The Wall Street Journal and held that position until November of 1992. Currently he is a contributor to The New York Magazine and an editor-at-large at SmartMoney magazine. He has a new book on the Whitewater scandal, "Blood Sport: The President and His Adversaries."