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Ten Years On: Impact as the Third Metric for Women and Men

(5) Comments | Posted June 11, 2013 | 1:45 PM

In 2003, Lisa Belkin, now the Huffington Post's Senior Columnist on Life/Work/Family, wrote a cover story for the New York Times Magazine that first identified the phenomenon of "opting out" -- successful, professional women leaving the workforce to raise their children. Three years later, inspired by...

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Let's Be Honest About Broken Promises on Gitmo

(2) Comments | Posted October 16, 2012 | 11:55 PM

Last week, a Congressional oversight committee explored the emerging details of the deadly assault on the U.S. mission in Benghazi, and President Obama promised to find those responsible for the death of U.S Ambassador Christopher Stevens and three other Americans. The greater challenge, however, may be what the president does...

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Respond to Libyan Attack With Syrian No-Fly Zone

(13) Comments | Posted September 25, 2012 | 12:32 PM

Since the September 11th attack on the American Consulate in Benghazi, the violence sparked across the Middle East, primarily in response to a short trailer promoting an anti-Muslim film, has dominated international news coverage. Anti-American protests, some peaceful and some deadly, spread to as many as 20 countries across the...

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Is the U.S. Better on Gender-based Violence Abroad Than at Home?

(3) Comments | Posted August 29, 2012 | 1:18 PM

As they gather in Tampa for their 2012 Convention, Republican politicians and party operatives continue to be plagued by questions about the horrific comments on rape by Missouri Congressman Todd Akin. While they insist that Akin's comments won't affect the Romney presidential campaign, Republicans can't deny that this appears to...

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