Where Are You, Ban Ki-Moon?

New York Times,
September 24, 2013
Of all the recent twists in the Syria saga, one of the most unexpected has been the sudden return to relevance of the United Nations, now holding its General Assembly in New York, and its otherwise invisible secretary general, Ban Ki-moon. Since he came into office six-and-a-half years ago, Ban has remained remarkably anonymous, despite...

Complicating The Race

New York Times,
April 28, 2002
Cory Booker was working the room at Casa Israel, a medical care center in Newark where low-income patients undergoing treatment can spend the afternoon playing checkers or doing crafts. Booker, dressed in a dark suit and yellow tie, was shaking hands and bantering with the staff in Spanish as he methodically moved through the room....