Congressional leaders launched their latest attack on President Obama's Clean Power Plan this week. But GOP leader Mitch McConnell got less than he bargained for. The votes to block the Clean Power Plan showed that the Clean Power Plan has actually picked up support in the Senate.
Fear, when not crippling, is good because it can be utilized to keep someone from danger. However, ISIS and some politicians in the US are making the American people afraid of Syrian refugees.
A sprawling dark network of financial agents has long supported terrorist operations. The U.S. Patriot Act, pushed by the last Bush Administration following the 9/11 disaster explicitly sought to strengthen efforts in this area. But, still more must be done.
Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. ...
In the U.S., we should be having a thoughtful conversation about how we can accept more Syrian refugees -- not less. Now is definitely not the time for America's political elites to abdicate U.S. global leadership.
Will some follow Portlanders' lead, and agree to put an end to new fossil fuel infrastructure in their city's limits, too? It's hard to say, just yet. But if this happens, we might actually look back on Portland.
If it is to succeed, CVE policy cannot simply offer a counter-narrative to the misguided violent extremist worldview. Realities on the ground must be transformed. Instead of being reactive, with an emphasis on "countering" threats, policies should focus on constructing positive alternatives.
Gov. Bruce Rauner on Monday joined a fast-growing group of American governors issuing orders to stop new Syrian refugees from entering their states.
In December 2015 the world's governments will meet in Paris for a truly historic event -- the United Nations Framework Climate Change Conference. (UNFCCC). The objective of the conference is to protect Mother Earth from the assault of its most ungrateful inhabitants.
It would be so simple, for example, for the president to get network time to deliver a national address to the American people, perhaps with a map in the background, to explain what his Administration is doing in fighting ISIS.
A day after the 5th Circuit announced its ruling against the Obama administration's executive actions on immigration, immigrant rights leaders said now is the time to act.
What is it about this particular threat that gives it such inordinate emotional power, far beyond the danger that it actually poses to most of us. Why does terrorism terrorize?
Faced with a foreign policy question of the utmost gravity, the GOP has turned our relationship with Israel into a weapon of partisan warfare no different than abortion or guns. This, quite simply, is reprehensible as a matter both of national security and simple morality.
A Colorado Springs county commissioner, who's considering entering the Republican primary for U.S. Senate, is again alleging that President Obama backed a national education program, in part, as a way to establish U.S. charter schools linked to a Turkish Islamic cleric.
Seventy years after the founding of the UN, armed conflict continues to plague the world. The UN Charter forbids the use of military force except in self-defense after an armed attack by another state or when approved by the Security Council. Yet the three most recent US presidents have violated that command.
On Friday morning, reports began to break out that an American airstrike had managed to kill Mohammed Emwazi, known, though he shouldn't be, as Jihadi John.