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Can the US Seize Would-Be Jihadis' Passports?

Peter Van Buren | Posted 12.14.2014 | Politics
Peter Van Buren

The idea of limiting an American citizen's travel proactively, on the assumption that she or he will end up fighting with ISIS based on documents or web postings, scrapes at liberty, even if the tools are there and it is legal to use them.

This Just Doesn't Fly

Rabbi Jack Moline | Posted 08.25.2014 | Politics
Rabbi Jack Moline

There are tens of thousands of people, including U.S. citizens, who may not travel on a commercial airline. The reason is mostly well-known: their na...

No FAA Bill? No-Fly List.

Chris Weigant | Posted 10.03.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Congress has chosen its priorities -- a month of paid vacation is more important to them than doing the work they have been hired to do. This is unacceptable.

Obama's Libyan Gamble, Week Two

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.28.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

If the Libyan war ends well, Obama's Libyan gamble will have paid off handsomely. A little more than one week in, things seem to be going fairly well.

The Chances of Success in Libya

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Chris Weigant

Broadly speaking, there are only three possible outcomes in Libya -- win, lose, or stalemate. What chance does each of these have of actually becoming reality in a short stretch of time?

Mission Accomplished Hand-Off

Jeff Danziger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jeff Danziger

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Obama's Libyan Gamble

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Rather than selling a war as an existential threat to America, American democracy, freedom, the flag, Mom, and apple pie (as pretty much every president has done for decades), Barack Obama's approach is something new: war as a nuisance.

Gaddafi's Wager on International Confusion and Hesitation

Raghida Dergham | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Raghida Dergham

There's an unwillingness, especially on the part of Americans and Europeans, to enter as party to the Libyan war. Such retreat should not signify an open mandate for the Libyan regime to strike violently against the people.

What I Learned From the Volcano

Vivian Norris | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Vivian Norris

People have not only had to slow down in Europe because of the Icelandic volcano, they have had to full stop and realize they have no control! This is nature. Deal with it.

No-Fly List Nearly Doubles Since Christmas Attack

AP | EILEEN SULLIVAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

WASHINGTON — It starts with a tip, a scrap of intelligence, a fingerprint lifted from a suspected terrorist's home. It ends when a person is fo...

No Fly List Match Diverts Newark Flight To Jacksonville

AP | EILEEN SULLIVAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

WASHINGTON — A Continental Airlines jet flying from Newark, N.J., to Bogota was diverted to Jacksonville, Fla., on Friday over concerns a passen...