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U.S. National Security & Incest

Suzan Mazur | Posted 01.04.2017 | Politics
Suzan Mazur

Because excesses of the U.S. National Security apparatus have gotten immeasurably worse over the last decade, I am reposting the following story of mi...

Obama Delivers Statement On National Security

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 12.14.2015 | Politics

President Barack Obama on Monday is expected to deliver a statement on national security and the fight against the so-called Islamic State. His statem...

"Don't Do Stupid Stuff'" Doesn't Cut It

Amb. Marc Ginsberg | Posted 10.14.2014 | Politics
Amb. Marc Ginsberg

When 66 percent of the American people do not approve of a president's foreign policy, something is awfully wrong with 1) the policy; 2) the selling of the policy; 3) the staffers formulating the policy. Betting on the remaining 34 percent who approve -- the isolationist fringes of both parties -- represents a dangerous sliver on which to bank a national security legacy.

Lucia Graves

Exxon Receives Safety Medal Days After Arkansas Oil Spill | Lucia Graves | Posted 04.05.2013 | Green

Days after an ExxonMobil pipeline swamped an Arkansas subdivision, pouring an estimated 84,000 gallons of crude oil into residential streets, the Nati...

Who Told Yoo To Do Those 'Bad Things'?

Daphne Eviatar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Daphne Eviatar

If White House officials were instructing the 'torture memo' authors to create legal justifications for a program those officials knew was likely illegal, then we have evidence of a high-level criminal conspiracy.

Obama's Afghan Benchmarks Still AWOL

The New York Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

As the American military comes to full strength in the Afghan buildup, the Obama administration is struggling to come up with a long-promised plan to ...

Obama's NSC Will Get New Power In Sweeping Overhaul

Washington Post | Karen DeYoung | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

President Obama plans to order a sweeping overhaul of the National Security Council, expanding its membership and increasing its authority to set stra...