The Sidebar: Same-Sex Knots and Susan Rice's World

Ahead of the Supreme Court's decision on Proposition 8 and the Defense of Marriage Act, Schwartz Fellow Liza Mundy dives into the psychology of same-sex marriage versus heterosexual unions – explaining what same-sex couples can teach straight ones( see her Atlantic cover story on the subject). National Security Studies Senior Fellow Douglas Ollivant reacts to President Obama's decision to appoint Susan Rice as National Security Adviser, and catches us up on the latest Middle-East turmoil.