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Strategic Defense Initiative

Should We Keep Wasting Money On Missile Defense -- Or Invest In Something Useful?

Lawrence Wittner | Posted 02.02.2017 | Politics
Lawrence Wittner

When Americans criticize wasteful government spending, they often fail to realize that the biggest sinkhole for public funds is what’s described as ...

12 Fictional Products That You Can Now Actually Buy

The Huffington Post | James Sunshine | Posted 08.10.2012 | Business

Dreams do come true! You too can buy a vomit flavored jelly bean. Infamous once-fictional products from literature, TV shows and films, like Duff ...

25 Years After Reykjavik: What We Now Know

Jason Saltoun-Ebin | Posted 12.18.2011 | Politics
Jason Saltoun-Ebin

Fearing that arms control negotiations would continue to no avail, Gorbachev made an informal proposal in September 1986 for a quick two-day meeting in Reykjavik.

Why Ronald Reagan Didn't Really Win the Cold War

Jonathan Weiler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jonathan Weiler

On perhaps no part of Ronald Reagan's legacy is there more consensus than the belief that he won the Cold War. But the reasoning behind this is flawed in fundamental respects.