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Jimmy Carter: A Five Nation Plan to End the Syrian Crisis

Posted October 26th, 2015 at 10:14 am (UTC-4)
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[Putin] replied that little progress had been made, and he thought that the only real chance of ending the conflict was for the United States and Russia to be joined by Iran, Turkey and Saudi Arabia in preparing a comprehensive peace proposal.

Jimmy Carter: A Life Up and Down

Posted August 20th, 2015 at 10:33 am (UTC-4)
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“The lives of all politicians end in failure,” so said Enoch Powell, a maverick former cabinet minister in the British government. Of recent US presidents, Jimmy Carter has not been alone in failure.

Jimmy Carter, His Legacy and a Rabbit

Posted July 9th, 2015 at 3:09 pm (UTC-4)
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Now that Carter is 90 and has been an ex-president longer than anyone in history, it’s time to correct the record. He is anything but an empty suit. At a time when “principled politicians” sometimes seem a null set, it’s remarkable how often Carter showed spine.