Thursday, October 17, 2013

Recent stories on Murder, Prizes, Heroes, Hostages, Mullahs, and Monarchies

Murder Most Rare
by Christopher Dickey October 16, 2013 11:59 AM EDT
New York's homicide rate is at a record low. So why are the cops being treated as villains? Christopher Dickey talks to police chief Ray Kelly.
http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2013/10/16/murder-most-rare-an-exclusive-interview-with-nypd-commissioner-ray-kelly.html

The Nobel Prize Goes to Who?
by Christopher Dickey October 11, 2013 08:33 AM EDT
The Nobel committee unexpectedly handed the award to an anti–chemical weapons group....
http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2013/10/11/the-novel-peace-prize-goes-to-who.html

What Makes a Hero?
by Christopher Dickey October 10, 2013 07:45 PM EDT
Is heroism defined on the battlefield, the home front—or in everyday life? Christopher Dickey reports from the Hero Summit on three different leaders' definitions of a hero.
http://www.thedailybeast.com/the-hero-project/articles/2013/10/10/what-makes-a-hero-gen-john-allen-anchee-min-and-david-brooks-discuss.html

Abducted in Syria: My conversation with Jonathan Alpeyrie about 81 days as a hostage, the rebels he met, and swimming lessons ... October 10, 2013

Khamenei Eyes U.S. Shutdown
by Christopher Dickey October 06, 2013 09:22 AM EDT
Hardline Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei may be a problem for Obama's nuclear negotiations with Iran, but Congress is an even bigger one, saysChristopher Dickey.
http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2013/10/06/iran-s-supreme-leader-ali-khamenei-eyes-u-s-shutdown-expresses-doubt-over-nuclear-negotiations.html

The Last Arab Safe Haven
by Christopher Dickey October 05, 2013 12:05 AM EDT
The kingdom is the safest place in a dangerous neighborhood—but for how long?
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