John Nicholson

Politics
Cross-posted from TomDispatch.com What makes a Harvey Weinstein moment? The now-disgraced Hollywood mogul is hardly the first
Politics
Everyone loves the troops and their generals, but history indicates that military advice isn't all it's cracked up to be.
Politics
Under the new policy, the U.S. commander in Afghanistan will be able to decide when it is appropriate for American troops to accompany conventional Afghan forces into the field.
Politics
Early on the morning of May 13, 1857, the native regiment army in Lahore was summoned to the parade ground. They were positioned in a way that the European horse-artillery troop was behind them.
Culture & Arts
A popular show business axiom insists that "Dying is easy, comedy is hard." While any performer who has bombed onstage will quickly acknowledge this bitter truth, the bottom line is that comedy depends on good ideas and solid execution.
Miami
A Davie man was arrested Sunday for attempting to murder his teenaged ex-girlfriend and her polio-stricken father. After
New York
The NYPD seems to have taken payback to a new level. The department appears to have retaliated against the brother of a deputy chief who earlier this year embarrassed a high-profile civilian deputy commissioner.