28 December 2005 - Wednesday

Reading list

Matt Zoller Seitz argues that Hollywood has made the American public willing to condone torture when it's done by the good guys. (Via AJ)

Brendan O'Neill says that in its reactions to the trials of Orhan Pamuk and David Irving, Europe is promulgating a double standard on free speech. (Via A&LD)

Not only is the United States an empire, argues Chris Bertram, it is an empire in more than one traditional sense.

Meanwhile, John Gray critiques Robert Kaplan's imperial vision, suggesting instead that we are returning to an era of great powers. (Via 3QD)

Die Welt's Paul Badde interviews Pedro Barrajon, a Roman Catholic exorcist.

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