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Day Of Reckoning Nears For Accused Boston Marathon Bomber

Day Of Reckoning Nears For Accused Boston Marathon Bomber

01. 4.2015
By Scott Malone BOSTON, Jan 4 (Reuters) - Jury selection is set to begin on Monday in the trial of the man accused of carrying...

The War in Afghanistan Formally Ended; The War in Afghanistan Informally Goes On

12.30.2014
"End of U.S. combat means that fewer American lives will be lost in Afghanistan and less American money spent, but Afghans will continue...
The World Needs Moralistic Politics

The World Needs Moralistic Politics

12.29.2014
The calamity that unfolded following the Syrian uprising in 2011 and the rise of ISIS following its blitzkrieg advance across a large swath...
What Makes ISIS Tick?

What Makes ISIS Tick?

12.29.2014
ISIS wants to restore the caliphate in the Middle East region. Also, ISIS's attacking of U.S. targets -- for example, the beheading of...

Pakistan Is Its Own Worst Enemy

12.29.2014
Nothing will change until this narrative changes and our mindset which accommodates it changes. Pakistan has to realize that it is its...
Muslims: You Must Break Free of Captivity

Muslims: You Must Break Free of Captivity

12.28.2014
The same clerics who stand to lose everything if the Muslim masses turn away from them took yet another cowardly and barbaric step to ensure...

Week to Week News Quiz for 12/26/14: Special Year-End Edition

12.26.2014
It's time for gift-giving and year-end celebrations, so take our latest Week to Week news quiz and see who's giving what to whom.
Refusing to Wage War

Refusing to Wage War

12.24.2014
And so we grieve over another national tragedy.Two New York City police officers, Wenjian Liu and Rafael Ramos, were shot -- assassinated...

Why 2014 Was a Good Year

12.24.2014
So let's enter 2015 looking forward to a better future. Let's not be a nation of complainers who find nothing good to smile about but plenty...

Obama on a Roll

12.23.2014
Even Obama's supporters sometimes express frustration because the president has refused to act for the sake of acting, shoot from the hip,...

Islam, Religious Dogmatism and Terrorism

12.23.2014
Here are some indisputable facts: the vast majority of Muslims are not terrorists and a majority also reject terrorism and violence as...

The Christmas Hope: A To-Do List for a Better World

12.23.2014
Each year, I wish for the same things -- an end to war, poverty, hunger, violence and disease -- and each year, I find the world relatively...

Peshawar Attack: A Deadly Embrace

12.23.2014
I was heading home from the University of Karachi when my phone buzzed with a text message from a kin. '20 dead, APS in Peshawar under...
Cyberwar or Cybervandalism?

Cyberwar or Cybervandalism?

12.22.2014
Does hacking into a private entertainment corporation's computer files constitute an act of war? Against whom, exactly?