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Sudan's Prospects for Reform

Daniel Wagner | Posted 05.21.2016 | World
Daniel Wagner

In spite of declarations to pursue reform following South Sudan's secession from Sudan in 2011, the political landscape in Sudan has remained bleak, with the government of Omar al-Bashir continuing to repress the country's marginalized populations.

Joshua Hersh

UN Launches Drones Investigation Into Legality Of US Program

HuffingtonPost.com | Joshua Hersh | Posted 01.25.2013 | World

WASHINGTON -- The United Nations opened a major new investigation on Thursday into the United States' use of drones and targeted assassinations. Th...

Supporting Troops, Not Nukes

Eric Sapp | Posted 01.31.2012 | Politics
Eric Sapp

It's the 21st Century. The Soviet union crumbled 20 years ago. We didn't use a nuke to kill bin Laden. And it's time for Congress to face the fact that they can either support our troops, or support nukes. You can't do both.

Joanna Zelman

The Costs Of Doing Nothing To Stop Climate Change

HuffingtonPost.com | Joanna Zelman | Posted 06.18.2011 | Green

NEW YORK -- Everyone will have to pay more for the effects of climate change than we would have to pay to prevent climate change. This is the alar...

New Consensus on American Security

Joe Cirincione | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joe Cirincione

In a hopeful sign of growing bipartisan support for nuclear reductions, former military commanders and national security officials announced their support today for quick approval of the New START treaty.

The Military Coup of 2012 Revisited

Bernard I. Finel | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Bernard I. Finel

The United States has not undertaken a serious defense policy review since the Cold War. We have not paused to ask the most basic question, which is what precisely our military is for in this day and age.