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Paris, Je T'aime

Michael Deibert | Posted 11.19.2015 | Politics
Michael Deibert

Today, it is the false narrative, advanced by both left and right, that last week's attacks were the result of France's so-called "Muslim" problem, with a focus on the supposed radicalization taking place in the banlieues.

Donald Trump Exploits Bush Fatigue

Arnold Steinberg | Posted 10.20.2015 | Entertainment
Arnold Steinberg

In the last few days, Donald Trump in his folksy manner again is defaming the Bush brand. This time, it's this: 9-11 happened under President George W. Bush's watch, so "W" should be held responsible.

Why Does Heritage Become Hostage?

American Anthropological Association | Posted 05.04.2015 | Arts
American Anthropological Association

Although shocking, such destruction has become routine. Iraq's cultural heritage, along with the country's suffering citizens, has been a constant victim in its tragic war.

Maybe American Sniper Really is Anti-war

Eugene Linden | Posted 03.29.2015 | Entertainment
Eugene Linden

For this interpretation of American Sniper to be believed, we have to assume that Hollywood embraces subtlety and that viewers have done some critical thinking about events of the past 15 years. Perhaps a stretch on both counts, but wouldn't it be nice if it were so?

Je Suis Larry Flynt?

Victor Dorff | Posted 03.16.2015 | Politics
Victor Dorff

In our society, vulgarians like Larry Flynt and the murdered journalists of Charlie Hebdo are the vanguard who protect freedom of speech. They are the canary in the coal mine, whose death warns us of the unseen dangers gathering around us.

Cheney's Good Old Days

Mike Smith | Posted 02.17.2015 | Politics
Mike Smith


Tell Me How This Ends: The Flaw in Obama's Plan to Destroy the Islamic State

Dr. Harlan K. Ullman | Posted 01.19.2015 | Politics
Dr. Harlan K. Ullman

While these efforts are all necessary to the ultimate destruction of IS, sadly it is far from sufficient. As the George W. Bush administration failed to ask and answer the crucial "what next" question of what to do once Saddam Hussein and his army were overwhelmed, the Obama White House is repeating this act of strategic ignorance.

'Rosewater': Jon Stewart as Auteur

Corinna Clendenen | Posted 11.03.2014 | Entertainment
Corinna Clendenen

Who would ever guess that talking with Stewart and his merry band of pranksters was so dangerous? But following an interview with The Daily Show's Jason Jones, Newsweek correspondent Maziar Bahari paid the price.

WATCH: Afghanistan And Pakistan: Lessons And Prospects

Posted 07.25.2014 | Impact

Watch Live at 11:30 - 12:30pm MDT (1:30 - 2:30pm EST). The long war in Afghanistan is ending, and, with his presidency, so is our strained relation...

Syrian Rebels and the Ref

Jeff Danziger | Posted 03.15.2014 | World
Jeff Danziger


The Typography of Terrorism

Posted 05.05.2013 | Arts

In the preface to his book "The Swastika: Constructing the Symbol," Malcolm Quinn writes about the swastika "as a sign of identity in an era when pers...

Boston and Beslan: The Mindset of Terror!

Raymond J. Learsy | Posted 06.21.2013 | World
Raymond J. Learsy

In 2004, nearly nine years ago, at the beginning of the school year, an incident took place of such murderous hatred that its happening serves as the defining dimension of the nature of the separatist insurgency and violence that have shaken Chechnya.

A War Against A Name: Al Qaeda | Posted 02.25.2013 | World

In the summer of 1988, in the University Town neighborhood of Peshawar, Pakistan, Osama bin Laden founded Al Qaeda, which means “the Base,” in Ara...

Zero Dark Thirty: After Oscar Snub, the Debate Deepens

Dan Siegel | Posted 04.27.2013 | Politics
Dan Siegel

The controversy and shortcomings of Zero Dark Thirty has opened a critical conversation and debate. Hopefully it will lead to brave new Hollywood storytelling about these years when America went in search of monsters to destroy, and ended up slaying things once held dear.

The Narrowing of Tarek Mehanna's Liberties Has Consequences for Us All

The Brennan Center for Justice | Posted 05.15.2012 | New York
The Brennan Center for Justice

When it comes to matters involving national security, the government seems intent on shielding Americans' impressionable minds. When it is a crime to translate our enemies' propaganda, the government will have the last word on who is dangerous.

Jennifer Bendery

Obama Hails 'New Day' In Afghanistan On Anniversary Of Bin Laden's Death | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 05.01.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In a dramatic address to Americans broadcast from a military hangar outside Kabul, Afghanistan, President Barack Obama on Tuesday trumpe...

WATCH: NYPD, Bloomberg Defend CIA Connection

AP/The Huffington Post | Eileen Sullivan | Posted 10.25.2011 | New York

New York Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly confirms that a CIA officer is working out of police headquarters but says the spy agency's role at the de...

Foreign Aid and Domestic First-Aid

Daniel P. Malito | Posted 09.05.2011 | Politics
Daniel P. Malito

What it all comes down to is money, and the fact that everyone needs more of it. Right now, our government still spends money like it is going out of style, though.

The Real Dope on Osama Bin Laden's Porn Stash

Susie Bright | Posted 07.16.2011 | World
Susie Bright

Send me into any dwelling in the world and I will emerge a few minutes later with objects of sexual fascination from the inhabitants' stash, be they books, drawings, movies, sketches.

Post-Bin Laden, It's Time to End the Threat of Nuclear Terrorism for Good

Robert Creamer | Posted 07.12.2011 | Politics
Robert Creamer

The use of nuclear weapons in any part of the world would affect every living creature. Their use is simply unthinkable. Yet the United States and Russia maintain thousands on hair trigger alert. And terrorists actively seek their use.

Change in Algeria Fundamental for Human Rights and Security

Kathryn Cameron Porter | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Kathryn Cameron Porter

The Algerian people have promised to march every Saturday until democratic change is introduced; the question is, on which side of the line will the United States stand when the chaos is unleashed?

Inside The Brutal Murder Of Daniel Pearl

The Center for Public Integrity | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

A three-year investigation into the 2002 kidnapping and murder of journalist Daniel Pearl has identified 27 Pakistanis that played a role - most of wh...

Could The Yemen Mail Bomb Have Reached New York?

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

WASHINGTON — A mail bomb that was intercepted in England last month would have been in Canadian airspace when authorities say it was timed to de...

The Most Dangerous Place

Imtiaz Gul | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Imtiaz Gul

f you are wondering why violence in Pakistan has been sharply spiking with every US military surge in Afghanistan, you will find a concise primer in my book.

Apple, Pear, Banana. Bush, Madoff, Enron.

Kenneth Kales | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Kenneth Kales

Bless the souls lost on 9/11 and those of our soldiers and allies who have sacrificed their lives to defend the free world. A related catastrophic ca...