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Palestinian prisoners detained without charge or trial hunger for freedom

06.12.2014
Since April 24, 120 out of the 189 Palestinians held without charge or trial have refused taking any food. Hundreds, and on some days thousands,...
Erdoğan to Israel, for the Win!

Erdoğan to Israel, for the Win!

06.10.2014
Despite the headlines over the recent Mavi Marmara protests and a Turkish court's arrest orders for the Israeli commanders "responsible"...
Restoring America's Standing

Restoring America's Standing

06. 9.2014
In the introduction to her upcoming book, Hard Choices, Hillary Clinton writes about the challenges she faced as secretary of state --...
The Story Behind the Polls

The Story Behind the Polls

06. 7.2014
To pick one result, while ignoring this "big picture" is to "miss the forest for the trees." Pointing out a result is as easy as finding...

Article Slamming Obama on 'American Exceptionalism' Relies on Exceptionally Misleading Quotation

06. 5.2014
Just because right wingers use the words "American exceptionalism" in a jingoistic way--in a way that proclaims American superiority--doesn't...
Why There Is No Obama Doctrine

Why There Is No Obama Doctrine

06. 5.2014
Think of Barack Obama's recent return to West Point at graduation time to offer his approach to an increasingly chaotic world as a bookend...

The Clever, 'Democratically Supported,' Bloodthirsty Tyrant

06. 4.2014
To be blunt, Syria's presidential contest is indeed incredibly insulting to anyone who can legitimately call himself or herself a democrat....
The Cyber Cold War: What Issuing Arrest Warrants Means and What Can Still be Done

The Cyber Cold War: What Issuing Arrest Warrants Means and What Can Still be Done

06. 4.2014
I will be the first to admit that NSA surveillance originally began with good intentions to protect us, but they have gone much too far....
Abe's 'New Japanese' Want Their Grandfather's Asia: No Thanks, We Remember World War II

Abe's 'New Japanese' Want Their Grandfather's Asia: No Thanks, We Remember World War II

06. 3.2014
Many worry that a self-reflective and retrenching America is leaving a void in the world's balance of power. But hold your breath, here...

Obama's Foreign Policy (or Lack Thereof)

06. 2.2014
Many presidents in the past have worked within a framework that helped guide all decisions on foreign policy. While at points appearing...
Why China and America are Headed Toward a Catastrophic Clash

Why China and America are Headed Toward a Catastrophic Clash

06. 2.2014
Both Washington and China are steadily upping the stakes in their rivalry as China's provocations of U.S. friends and allies become more...

Obama Doctrine: 'Just Because We Have the Best Hammer Does Not Mean That Every Problem Is a Nail'

06. 2.2014
Barack Obama should continue to ignore Maureen Dowd and Dick Cheney, and follow the careful, measured principles he laid at West Point....
Obama's 'Passive' Foreign Policy Is a Welcome Change

Obama's 'Passive' Foreign Policy Is a Welcome Change

05.31.2014
Obama does not view America as divinely-ordained to be the world's cop. Look at his Iran policy. If it wasn't for Obama, it is almost certain...

Leadership: 'Strong and Wrong' Over 'Weak and Right?'

05.31.2014
Can mild-mannered get the job done?