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Michael Kelly
About This Columnist
Michael Kelly, the Atlantic Monthly editor-at-large and Washington Post columnist who abandoned the safety of editorial offices to cover the war in Iraq, was killed while traveling with the Army's 3rd Infantry Division. Full Story
Recent Columns
Not a White-Lights Person  (Post, April 5, 2003)

Across the Euphrates  (Post, April 3, 2003)

Limited War, So Far  (Post, March 30, 2003)

A 'Much Tougher' Fight  (Post, March 26, 2003)

Warriors at Work  (Post, March 19, 2003)

The Calm Before  (Post, March 12, 2003)

Battle Stations For the Press  (Post, March 5, 2003)

Who Would Choose Tyranny?  (Post, Feb. 26, 2003)

Immorality on the March  (Post, Feb. 19, 2003)

Germany's Mr. Tough Guy  (Post, Feb. 12, 2003)

We Can Save 10 Million Lives  (Post, Feb. 5, 2003)

From a 'Senior Administration Official'  (Post, Jan. 29, 2003)

Marching With Stalinists  (Post, Jan. 22, 2003)

On Track on Iraq  (Post, Jan. 15, 2003)

Kick the (Korea) Can  (Post, Jan. 8, 2003)

2003, Through the Looking Glass  (Post, Jan. 1, 2003)

Exit Hussein  (Post, Dec. 25, 2002)

Left Everlasting (Cont'd)  (Post, Dec. 18, 2002)

Left Everlasting  (Post, Dec. 11, 2002)

Countdown to Trigger Day  (Post, Dec. 4, 2002)

Deep, Subtle, Clever — and (Thank Goodness) History  (Post, Nov. 27, 2002)

Enter Gore, Bold Man On the Left  (Post, Nov. 20, 2002)

Wishful in Defeat  (Post, Nov. 13, 2002)

In Parity, The Odd Man's In  (Post, Nov. 6, 2002)

Return of the 'Chicken Hawks'  (Post, Oct. 30, 2002)

The Anti-Liberal Anti-War Case  (Post, Oct. 23, 2002)

A Nobel Idea of Peace  (Post, Oct. 16, 2002)

A Doctrine of Armed Evangelism  (Post, Oct. 9, 2002)

Reinforced Caricature  (Post, Oct. 2, 2002)

Look Who's Playing Politics  (Post, Sept. 25, 2002)

A Chronology of Defiance  (Post, Sept. 18, 2002)

In War, Limitations Have Their Place  (Post, Sept. 12, 2002)

Secrecy, Case By Case  (Post, Aug. 28, 2002)

The President's Slipping Grip  (Post, Aug. 21, 2002)

Properly Provoked  (Post, Aug. 14, 2002)

Truth Be Told  (Post, Aug. 7, 2002)

The Anti-U.S. Tide Turns  (Post, July 31, 2002)

Do Have a Nice Day  (Post, July 24, 2002)

Two-Edged Weapon  (Post, July 17, 2002)

The MBA And the SEC  (Post, July 10, 2002)

An End to Pretending  (Post, June 26, 2002)

A Pittance for Titans  (Post, June 19, 2002)

It Is a War, After All  (Post, June 12, 2002)

Guilty at the Top  (Post, June 5, 2002)

Old, Old, Old. Tired, Tired, Tired.  (Post, May 29, 2002)

President/Monsters  (Post, May 22, 2002)

A Victory for Bush  (Post, May 15, 2002)

Israel's Phony 'Partner'  (Post, May 8, 2002)

What Bush Expects  (Post, April 17, 2002)

Terror Documented  (Post, April 10, 2002)

Promises but Never Peace  (Post, April 3, 2002)

Common Clinton Knowledge  (Post, March 27, 2002)

The Systematic Corruption of the Catholic Church  (Post, March 20, 2002)

The Phases of Arafat  (Post, March 13, 2002)

Fair-Weather Criticism  (Post, March 6, 2002)

Nattering Do-Nothingists  (Post, Feb. 27, 2002)

As Good as Doctrine Gets  (Post, Feb. 13, 2002)

War on Bush's Watch  (Post, Feb. 6, 2002)

The Cardinal's Shame  (Post, Jan. 30, 2002)

Seeing It Through  (Post, Jan. 24, 2002)

A Comedy of Assets  (Post, Jan. 16, 2002)

It All Points to Arafat  (Post, Jan. 9, 2002)

Our Recaptured National Confidence  (Post, Jan. 2, 2002)

Non-Judgment Day at Yale  (Post, Dec. 19, 2001)

The Nine Days of Tom and Jack  (Post, Dec. 12, 2001)

Leahy's Little Sneer  (Post, Dec. 5, 2001)

Despite the Naysayers  (Post, Nov. 28, 2001)

A Reach Too Far  (Post, Nov. 21, 2001)

All-Negative, All the Time  (Post, Nov. 14, 2001)

The Left's Great Divide  (Post, Nov. 7, 2001)

Myths of the Month  (Post, Oct. 31, 2001)

What The U.S. Isn't  (Post, Oct. 24, 2001)

Chicken Little Media  (Post, Oct. 17, 2001)

With a Serious and Large Intent  (Post, Oct. 10, 2001)

Phony Pacifists  (Post, Oct. 3, 2001)

. . . Pacifist Claptrap  (Post, Sept. 26, 2001)

We Know Who We Are  (Post, Sept. 20, 2001)

When Innocents Are the Enemy  (Post, Sept. 12, 2001)

. . . Or a Good Time to Take a Hike?  (Post, Sept. 5, 2001)

Israel Is Acting With Restraint  (Post, Aug. 29, 2001)

Playing the Arsenic Angle  (Post, Aug. 22, 2001)

Mideast Myths Exploded  (Post, Aug. 15, 2001)

Growing Up With Mr. Fix-It  (Post, Aug. 8, 2001)

Girth of a Nation  (Post, Aug. 1, 2001)

Not-Us? Tough Luck  (Post, July 25, 2001)

The 'Smart People' Were Wrong  (Post, July 18, 2001)

Evicted by Environmentalists  (Post, July 11, 2001)

Where Sammy Sosa Meets Vladimir Putin  (Post, June 27, 2001)

Doing Bidness With Roger Clinton  (Post, June 21, 2001)

The Divided States of Europe  (Post, June 13, 2001)

Master of McCain's Game  (Post, June 6, 2001)

Bush's Blunders . . .  (Post, May 30, 2001)

You Want Integrity? Chip In  (Post, May 23, 2001)

Selective Negativity  (Post, May 16, 2001)

Blind-Sided by 'Allies'  (Post, May 9, 2001)

The Rush to Avoid Judging Kerrey  (Post, May 2, 2001)

Globalization: No Pain, No Gain  (Post, April 25, 2001)

The Quiet Man  (Post, April 18, 2001)

'F' for School Reform  (Post, April 11, 2001)

McCain-Feingold's Fatal Flaws  (Post, April 5, 2001)


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