Economics and Foreign Affairs
William Oremus of Slate uses the Gilad Shalit deal to examine the economics of exchanging terrorists for hostages.
Michael Moynihan reviews The Dictators Handbook, a look at how game theory interacts with foreign policy and international relations.
Shadow Government’s Adam Singh also admits to having some doubts, but suggests that it is still plausible.
David Ignatius suggests that it is symptomatic of an increasingly desperate Iranian regime.
Martin Indyk concurs with Ignatius.
Martin Peretz of The New Republic criticises Syria and Iran’s allies.
UN believes that the Syrian death toll has risen to 3,000.
Christopher Hitchens compares William Joyce and Anwar Al-Awlaki.