David Corn

Global Politics

Looking Back on Holbrooke's Legacy

Richard Holbrooke was the Obama administration's pointman for the civilian side of the Afghanistan war. He died suddenly in December 2010, leaving some successes that are sometimes overlooked, and they have to do with Pakistan.

Business, Economics and Jobs

Gaddafi's former PR help

Even before using lethal force against protesters, Muammar Gaddafi had an image problem. A consulting firm was hired in 2006 to spruce up Gaddafi's image. Marco Werman speaks with David Corn, who writes about the Monitor Group in "Mother Jones" magazine.

Business, Economics and Jobs

Gaddafi's former PR help

Even before using lethal force against protesters, Muammar Gaddafi had an image problem. A consulting firm was hired in 2006 to spruce up Gaddafi's image. Marco Werman speaks with David Corn, who writes about the Monitor Group in "Mother Jones" magazine.

Global Politics

Looking Back on Holbrooke's Legacy

Richard Holbrooke was the Obama administration's pointman for the civilian side of the Afghanistan war. He died suddenly in December 2010, leaving some successes that are sometimes overlooked, and they have to do with Pakistan.