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The Ex-CIA spy, George Clooney, and Me

  Robert Baer’s official title is former CIA operative, but he’s known best in public circles as the man who begat the George Clooney movie “Syriana.” The 2005 film, which won Clooney an Oscar, was loosely based on Baer’s memoir, … Continue reading

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Bill Maher Joins a Dubious List

       We all walk around with lists in our head. Daily to-do list. Top-10-songs list. Things-I-want-to-do-before-I-die list. (Mine features “Visit Kathmandu,” “Lose 15 pounds” and “Be world’s best-paid blogger.”) We can’t have everything, but the great thing about … Continue reading

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