Will editors commit to serving as referees to ensure the same industry PR pollution isn't published any longer?
We have learned the hard lessons of war too late and at too high a price. Presumption against war and intervention must be the starting point. There is again a call to arms, and the events in Paris can be placed in this context.
Jack A. Smith was editor of the Guardian -- for decades the nation's preeminent leftist newsweekly -- that closed shop in 1992. Smith now edits the Hudson Valley Activist Newsletter.