So, Pokémon GO dropped a couple weeks ago and things have gotten...weird. Wyoming teen playing new Pokemon game on phone discovers body Pokémon Go...
Despite the shocked reactions of your worldly Facebook friends, there was nothing particularly surprising about the recent coup attempt in Turkey. Fo...
Many Americans, and surely many people around the world, will be shocked to learn about the kinds of foreign policy "architecture" the President plans to leave for his successor.
There's something darkly instructive about Chelsea Manning's attempted suicide just a day after the FBI announced that it would not recommend charges against Hillary Clinton.
Even in the era of widening partisan gaps, it would be ill-advised to throw around indictments willy-nilly. Voters use James Comey's statements for the insights on Clinton's fitness for the presidency, not prison.
Recently a delegation of Uzbeks, Turko-Mongols from the plains of northern of Afghanistan, came to visit my wife Feyza and myself in our home in Boston. They represented the aq saqals (gray beards or elders) of many prominent Uzbek villages and clans and were furious.
We live in an age when hardly a soul, it seems, cares that high-ranking, mission-unaccomplished officers have had leading roles in quagmire wars or even, in two prominent cases, saw their government service cease as a result of a career-ending scandal.
Sometimes a movie, no matter how good or bad, strikes a chord that enables it to transcend traditional critical and esthetic judgments. Such is the c...
In addition to its discussion of Saudi Consulate official Fahad Thumairy, there is also an FBI and CIA report that indicates that Khallad bin Attash was in Los Angeles in June 2000 -- compliments of "diplomatic arrangements" provided by Fahad Thumairy. To understand the relevance of this key piece of information, it is necessary to have some context.
After being mistakenly abducted in Macedonia and detained in a secret CIA prison in Afghanistan, Khaled El-Masri told his interrogators that his ongoi...
If I had to choose one phrase to sum up America's efforts against terrorism since 9/11, it would be that lay definition of mental illness, doing the same thing over and over expecting different results.
Like a buzzing mosquito that just won't go away, Gulbuddin Hekmatyar is back in the news. He sent a video from his unknown hideout in Pakistan, asking for reconciliation with Afghanistan's government and presenting himself as a peacemaker.
CIA operative Donald Rickard has revealed that it was with U.S. help that Nelson Mandela was caught and thus tried and sent to jail.
US foreign policy is a danger to the United States and to the world, and it has been for some time.
As time passes following the FBI's announcement that it accessed the iPhone without Apple's help, I'm glad to see some of the answers are starting to take shape -- but the answers are not particularly good for Apple, or for the general public's right to privacy.
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.