This weekend the National Security Archive published documents showing that President Richard M. Nixon had sought help from Brazil in 1971 to overthrow Chilean President Salvador Allende. Peter Eisner discusses the significance of these documents and what we haven't learned from history.
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Worldfocus blogger Peter Eisner writes to explore just how different President Obama's policy toward Iran is from the Bush-Cheney policy. Is Obama neglecting diplomatic opportunities?
Worldfocus blogger Nina Hachigian writes that President Obama has closed the "trust gap" that has long existed between Democrats and Republicans on national security.
Gideon Rose of Foreign Affairs magazine and Carla Robbins of The New York Times discuss the week’s top stories: Israel and the peace process, Iran's missile test and President Obama's speech on national security and Guantanamo.
Worldfocus blogger Peter Eisner reacts to former Vice President Dick Cheney's speech discussing the use of torture and the detention of terrorists at Guantanamo, tracing Cheney's attitude toward transparency and justice.