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Islamic State's Soothing System

Islamic State's Soothing System

07. 7.2014
The followers of ISIS and similar groups seek to address their economic, existential and even sexual anxieties and drives by embracing...
U.S. Moves Toward Opening Skies For Commercial Drones

U.S. Moves Toward Opening Skies For Commercial Drones

07. 7.2014
By Alwyn Scott and Jennifer Saba SEATTLE/NEW YORK, July 6 (Reuters) - The U.S. air safety regulator is drafting rules to...

Rethinking the Fourth of July

07. 4.2014
The Fourth of July's yahoo of fireworks turns an immensely complicated time in U.S. history into a cartoon of miseducation. There is a...
Robo-Journo = Pulitzer?

Robo-Journo = Pulitzer?

06.29.2014
ven if that audience isn't willing to pay directly for content, membership packages allow newspapers to offer something different, an emotional...
REPORT: Drones Risk Putting U.S. On 'Slippery Slope' Of Perpetual War

REPORT: Drones Risk Putting U.S. On 'Slippery Slope' Of Perpetual War

06.26.2014
WASHINGTON — The Obama administration’s embrace of targeted killings using armed drones risks putting the United States on a “slippery...

After Six Month Lull Obama's Drone Assassination Campaign in Pakistan Is Back On

06.25.2014
While the future of the CIA drone campaign in Pakistan is uncertain, the terrorists have been given advance notice that the drones are...
Missing Pieces in Analysis of Targeted-Killing Memo

Missing Pieces in Analysis of Targeted-Killing Memo

06.24.2014
The news media and bloggers have covered the memo's release extensively, particularly whether the Obama administration's position squares...
Send in the Drones (With Apologies to Stephen Sondheim)

Send in the Drones (With Apologies to Stephen Sondheim)

06.24.2014
We are clearly in the early stages of the intervention sweepstakes. The initial moves may even be greeted as auspicious, but watch out...
Here's The Drone Memo That Justified The Killing Of A U.S. Citizen

Here's The Drone Memo That Justified The Killing Of A U.S. Citizen

Matt Sledge  06.23.2014
A federal court released on Monday a Justice Department memorandum justifying the drone killing of Anwar al-Awlaki, but government redactions...
Drones on the Ground

Drones on the Ground

06.20.2014
Drones on the ground
Obama on the Brink: War or Peace?

Obama on the Brink: War or Peace?

06.19.2014
Obama has an unprecedented opportunity to be a real peacemaker in Iraq. The wisest course of action is a diplomatic solution that embraces...
Why America Can Never Win in Iraq

Why America Can Never Win in Iraq

06.16.2014
Instead of a good old-fashioned and simple Our Side vs. Their Side, Good Guys vs. Bad Guys, the Iraq War is one that comprises many layers....
Yemen Security: U.S. Drone Strike Kills Qaida Leader

Yemen Security: U.S. Drone Strike Kills Qaida Leader

06.14.2014
SANAA, Yemen (AP) — A suspected U.S. drone in Yemen's south targeted a car carrying al-Qaida militants Saturday, killing all five passengers,...
U.S. Resumes Drone Campaign In Pakistan With Strike Killing 4

U.S. Resumes Drone Campaign In Pakistan With Strike Killing 4

06.11.2014
PESHAWAR, Pakistan — Ending a five-month hiatus, the Central Intelligence Agency resumed its drone campaign in Pakistan on Wednesday...