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Gaza and the West Bank One Palestinian Entity

Gaza and the West Bank One Palestinian Entity

07.31.2014
The admission was buried deep in a long, drawn-out analysis by Israel's leading columnist. Nahum Barnea revealed that one of the yet to...
WATCH LIVE: A Conversation With Former U.S. Secretary Of State Madeleine Albright

WATCH LIVE: A Conversation With Former U.S. Secretary Of State Madeleine Albright

07.31.2014
Watch Live at 2:30 - 3:30pm MDT (4:30 - 5:30pm EST). Former U.S. Secretary of State Madeline Albright talks with fellows from the Aspen...
Is Obama Really Adrift in the World?

Is Obama Really Adrift in the World?

07.31.2014
Our celebrity culture has turned us all into armchair therapists who put even our president on the couch to analyze his personality flaws....
The Cost of Surveillance

The Cost of Surveillance

07.30.2014
The bottom line is this: just because we can obtain a piece of information, or listen into a conversation, doesn't mean we should. This...
The Helms Amendment Hurts Women and Undermines U.S. Development Efforts Around the World

The Helms Amendment Hurts Women and Undermines U.S. Development Efforts Around the World

07.28.2014
President Obama can -- and must -- fix the policy of turning women away in the extreme cases of life-endangering pregnancies or those resulting...
Ayatollah Ali Khamenei: A Supreme Autocrat Not a Shia Messiah

Ayatollah Ali Khamenei: A Supreme Autocrat Not a Shia Messiah

07.28.2014
A recent tactical shift in Ayatollah Khamenei's policies indicate that he has increasingly become less powerful or "Supreme" as the mainstream...

U.S. Evacuation in Libya Shows Ill Effects of American Interventionism

07.28.2014
The US has unnecessarily overthrown in regimes in Afghanistan, Iraq, and Libya that have led to internal civil wars and the spread armed...
The Limits of American Power: A Letter to the Left

The Limits of American Power: A Letter to the Left

07.27.2014
When I was young, a mantra among progressives was that America had to stop operating as global policeman. Vietnam was the signal episode...
Here's What Happens At The World's Largest Nautical Wargames

Here's What Happens At The World's Largest Nautical Wargames

Clarke Reilly  07.25.2014
When most people think of Hawaii, they think of a relaxing tropical vacation digging their toes in the sand and snorkeling in crystal blue...
Since When Is Our Secretary of State a Threat?

Since When Is Our Secretary of State a Threat?

07.24.2014
To hear the State Department tell it, the fact that our Secretary of State was forced to go through a metal detector before being allowed...
Six Year Blues

Six Year Blues

07.24.2014
Mr. President, for too long your approach to foreign policy has been reactive, not proactive. It feels like we're always playing catch-up....
Bob Gates Worries U.S. Is 'Disengaging' From The World

Bob Gates Worries U.S. Is 'Disengaging' From The World

07.24.2014
WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Defense Secretary Robert Gates says he worries there is a perception of the United States "disengaging" from...

A Terrorist by Any Other Name?

07.23.2014
As we dig into our vocabularies to express our outrage, sadness, and fear, we must bear in mind the consequences of how we conduct our...
Why The World Is Spinning Into Crisis Everywhere

Why The World Is Spinning Into Crisis Everywhere

Howard Fineman  07.23.2014
WASHINGTON -- Israel vs. Hamas. Ukraine vs. Russia. Unaccompanied minors at the Texas border. Syria in flames, with a militant “caliphate”...