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Former CIA Officer: Listen To Your Enemy, Because 'Everybody Believes They Are The Good Guy'

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 06.14.2016 | Politics

Amaryllis Fox is a writer, a peace activist and a former CIA Clandestine Service officer. She recently sat down with Al Jazeera's AJ+ to discuss what...

Donald Trump Is America's Gift To Bin Laden

Andy Ostroy | Posted 06.14.2016 | Politics
Andy Ostroy

Somewhere, somehow, amidst his decadent cavorting with 72 virgins, Osama bin Laden must be smiling. Smiling like a man who's finally seeing his master plan come to fruition.

Trump vs. Clinton: The New 9/11 Moment

Mark Silva | Posted 06.13.2016 | Politics
Mark Silva

Two swing states, two candidates for president, two portraits of post-terrorism demeanor.

Confessions of a Serial Songwriter: On Father's Day-Since You've Been Gone

Shelly Peiken | Posted 06.13.2016 | Arts
Shelly Peiken

Dear Daddy, Since you've been gone the world has gone a little mad. I miss you so, but there are things I'm happy you didn't have to witness. In 200...

Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump Won't Walk In Obama's Footsteps Rl

Raghida Dergham | Posted 06.12.2016 | World
Raghida Dergham

It is still early to draw the features of the foreign policy of any of the presumed candidates for the US presidency. However, it is possible to defin...

The Cincinnati Zoo: Part of a Dangerous Pattern

Ian I. Mitroff | Posted 06.07.2016 | Impact
Ian I. Mitroff

I wish that what happened recently at the Cincinnati Zoo was the rare exception. Unfortunately, in my over 30 years of experience as a crisis consultant and university researcher, it's not.

Bretagne, The Last Known 9/11 Search Dog, Dies

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 06.07.2016 | Weird News

One of America's four-legged heroes has died. Bretagne, thought to be the last surviving 9/11 search dog at Ground Zero, was saluted by firefighters o...

Court Document: Judge Conspired To Destroy Evidence In 9/11 Attacks Case

The Guardian | Andrew Hart | Posted 05.31.2016 | Politics

Army colonel effectively conspired to destroy evidence to defend Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, accused architect of the terror attacks, according to court d...

Reflections for An Uneasy Memorial Day: Obama's Mystery Achievements, Trumping Dangerous Nonsense

William Bradley | Posted 05.30.2016 | Media
William Bradley

On the final Memorial Day weekend of the Obama administration, the soon to be astonishingly young ex-Commander-in-Chief has some recent successes to savor on the security front.

Phasing Forward: 'Captain America: Civil War' Proves a Smashing Departure in Marvel's Big Novel for the Big Screen

William Bradley | Posted 05.27.2016 | Entertainment
William Bradley

Captain America: Civil War is proving to be a massive popular hit around the world. And it's doing it by imaginatively knitting together elements from the dozen earlier films in the so-called Marvel Cinematic Universe in ways far more reminiscent of classic long-form television.

How I Came To Love the Hijab

Lisa Curtis | Posted 05.25.2016 | Religion
Lisa Curtis

Heads turn as she walks into the dry cleaning store and makes her way to the end of the line, her face impassive.

ReThink Review: Weiner -- A Sex Scandal By Any Other Name

Jonathan Kim | Posted 05.24.2016 | Entertainment
Jonathan Kim

Like most documentaries, Weiner won't blow you away with its cinematography or production value. But it's packed full of the most important currency documentaries can possess that scripted films can't provide: access.

How Islamophobia Helps ISIS and Breeds Extremism

Ehsan Ahrari | Posted 05.23.2016 | World
Ehsan Ahrari

Failed multicultural policies have become an excuse for leaders in Europe and the U.S. to not integrate Muslim communities into the mainstream culture, thereby leaving them marginalized. In that state, they are easy prey for poorly educated and West-phobic imams and their incendiary religious rhetoric.

After 9/11 Bill, Could Saudi Arabia Really Sell All Its U.S. Assets?

The Huffington Post | Ben Walsh | Posted 05.18.2016 | Business

It’s easier to make a $750 billion threat than carry it out. The Senate on Tuesday unanimously passed a bill that would allow families of 9/11 vict...

Senate Passes Bill Letting 9/11 Victims' Families Sue Saudi Arabia

The Huffington Post | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 05.17.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Senate unanimously passed a bill Tuesday to let the families of 9/11 victims sue Saudi Arabia for its alleged role in the terrorist ...

Afghanistan and Al Qaeda: Five Years On Sans Osama Bin Laden

Abdullah Sharif | Posted 05.16.2016 | World
Abdullah Sharif

On May 2, 2011, a US Special Forces operation, code named "Neptune Spear," ended the life of Osama bin Laden (OBL). In the ensuing 5 years there has been much debate on whether OBL's demise benefited the war on terror.

John Oliver Shows Why It's Easier To Get A Pizza Than An Amublance

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 05.16.2016 | Comedy

It's one of the most important numbers in the country. Or as John Oliver put it, 911 is the number you call "after WebMD tells you you're not going to...

Ron Johnson Compares Tough Re-Election Bid To 9/11 Attacks

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 05.15.2016 | Politics

Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Wis.) wants you to vote as if your life depends on it. Speaking at the Wisconsin GOP convention on Saturday, Johnson recalled how ...

Friday Talking Points -- Our 'Dopey Donald' Contest

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.13.2016 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Pretty much every pundit in the mainstream media got down on their knees and thanked a recent poll which showed Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton neck-and-neck in three key swing states this week, because they truly want this gravy train to continue.

Declassified Documents Detail 9/11 Commission's Inquiry Into Saudi Arabia

The Guardian | Paul Vale | Posted 05.13.2016 | World
Read More: 9/11, World News

Investigators for the 9/11 commission would later describe the scene in Saudi Arabia as chilling....

Is the Obama NSC as Realistic About the World as It Is About the Media?

William Bradley | Posted 05.11.2016 | Media
William Bradley

While Rhodes raises largely valuable points about the grave deficiencies of the current news media and long-term foreign policy establishment, what he doesn't address is the lack of preparedness on the part of the administration in dealing with a chaotic world it may be making even more chaotic.

Art Review: Ron Mallory, Kinetic Artist, Shows in Paris

Carole Mallory | Posted 05.10.2016 | Arts
Carole Mallory

On May 19 in Paris on 32 Rue de Lille, the RCM Galerie will have a Vernissage, a private opening, of the show stopping kinetic art by the renown artist Ron Mallory. Perhaps I'm a bit biased in my enthusiasm because I'm the former Mrs. Ronald Mallory.

Uproar Over the 28 Pages: The Saudi/CIA Connection?

Kristen Breitweiser | Posted 05.02.2016 | Politics
Kristen Breitweiser

Fifteen years after the 9/11 murders, we have uncovered a part of that truth, let us hope it does not take another fifteen years for the whole truth to emerge. Rest assured, we will never give up nor will we ever go away.

CIA Director: Missing 9/11 Report Pages Contain 'Inaccurate' Information

The Huffington Post | Christina Wilkie | Posted 05.02.2016 | Politics

CIA Director John Brennan on Sunday defended the government's decision to withhold 28 pages of the 9/11 Commission Report, telling NBC the classified ...

Obama's Saudi Problem Overshadows His Gulf Arab and Western European Summits (and the Next Administration)

William Bradley | Posted 04.28.2016 | Politics
William Bradley

Indeed, the Saudis, long touted by some would-be realists as just the sort of implacable autocrats the Middle East needs for long-term stability, have themselves been furiously stirring the pot in recent months and years.