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February 11, 2020

Book Review: Philip Rucker and Carol Leonnig: A Very Stable Genius:

A Very Stable Genius: Donald J. Trump's Testing of America
Reviewer: Laina Farhat-Holzman more...


September 18, 2019

Six Amendments: How and Why We Should Change the Constitution:

Six Amendments: How and Why We Should Change the Constitution:John Paul Stevens: Little, Brown and more...


August 19, 2018

James Comey: A Higher Loyalty: Truth, Lies, and Leadership

Flatiron Books, NY, 2018
Reviewer: Laina Farhat-Holzman

I took this b more...


July 08, 2018

James R. Clapper: Facts and Fears: Hard Truths From a Life in Intelligence, Viking Press, 2018.

For a first-hand account by somebody whose entire almost life (he is over 80) was spent in t more...


July 06, 2018

Michael V Hayden: The Assault on Intelligence: American National Security in an Age of Lies

Penguin Press, NY 2018., Random House, 2018.

Reviewer: Laina Farhat-Holzman


July 05, 2018

Jon Meacham, The Soul of America: The Battle For Our Better Angels,

Random House, 2018.
Reviewer: Laina Farhat-Holzman

Jon Meacham, a Pulitzer Pr more...


July 04, 2018

Michael McFaul: From Cold War to Hot Peace: An American Ambassador in Putin?s Russia.

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2018.
Reviewer: Laina Farhat-Holzman

For t more...


December 20, 2016

Darwin Awards

My periodic "Darwin Awards" columns are to nominate those human beings whose existen more...


June 20, 2012

Laina with June Movies

The Dictator

Sacha Baron Cohen is one of the cheekiest comedians in England, more...


January 02, 2011

Laina At the Movies, December, 2010

Client 9

This fascinating documentary is as emotionally involving as most fiction (at more...


September 01, 2001

Janus Blindsided: The Islamic Revolution

Comparative Civilizations Review, No. 45, Fall 2001

I. Introduction