New CIA Director Has Hawkish History on Israel and Iran

A Triumph Over Cynicism

It is fitting Havel found himself pitted against his nemesis, depraved totalitarianism, even in death. A year later he and his originality checkmate Kim Jong Il's historical irrelevance.

When Vaclav Havel died a year ago, on December 18, 2011, the world lost not only one of history's great idealists, but also a dreamer who translated...