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Obama Is Right: Close Guantanamo -- It's Anti-American

Obama Is Right: Close Guantanamo -- It's Anti-American

02. 3.2014
While some Republicans are wont to decry anti-Guantanamo liberals as "anti-American," the only anti-American thing in this debate is Guantanamo...
Covering Russia in a Time of Censorship

Covering Russia in a Time of Censorship

01.30.2014
"The move is the latest in a series of shifts in Russia's news landscape which appear to point towards a tightening of state control in...

Abolishing War, Resurrecting Fallujah

01.30.2014
I was struck by this small moment because it encapsulates the lie of militarism where it is most invulnerable: at the humanity of the men...
Terror Suspect Challenges NSA Surveillance Program

Terror Suspect Challenges NSA Surveillance Program

01.29.2014
DENVER (AP) — Using evidence obtained under the National Security Agency's warrantless surveillance program violates a terror suspect's...

The News Is What the New Gitmo Hearings Don't Tell Us

01.28.2014
The current review process is an improvement over the old one, in that the detainee is now assigned two "personal representatives" to help...

Fear Is the Common Denominator

01.28.2014
When it comes to fiction, the most frightening depictions are those describing events that could really happen. Those situations resonate...
Al Qaeda Has Reaped Over $100 Million From Hostage Ransoms

Al Qaeda Has Reaped Over $100 Million From Hostage Ransoms

  01.27.2014
The UN Security Council on Monday demanded that countries not pay terrorist ransoms which the British backers of the move said have reaped...
Biden Expresses Support For Iraq's Fight Against Al Qaeda

Biden Expresses Support For Iraq's Fight Against Al Qaeda

01.26.2014
WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden says the United States continues to support Iraq in its fight against al-Qaida-linked militants. The...
Cuba's New Way Of Combating Terrorism

Cuba's New Way Of Combating Terrorism

01.26.2014
HAVANA (AP) — Cuba has enacted a law letting authorities freeze bank accounts found to belong to terrorists or entities linked to al-Qaida...
Families Of Olympic Athletes Planning To Stay Home Over Terror Fears

Families Of Olympic Athletes Planning To Stay Home Over Terror Fears

SARAH LYALL  01.25.2014
Athletes and their families are becoming increasingly anxious about possible terrorist attacks at the Winter Olympics in Sochi, so much...

A Power Shift in the Caucasus Emirate: The Vilayat Dagestan Threat and Its Implications for the Sochi Olympics

01.24.2014
The growing importance of the organization inside the Caucasus Emirate decisional structure represents an increased risk for terrorist...

We Have as Much to Fear From Ourselves as We Do From Terrorists

01.24.2014
The general public needs to push public officials and corporate executives for better preparation before the next calamities occur.
All Our Challenges in the Next Decade Are Interlinked

All Our Challenges in the Next Decade Are Interlinked

01.21.2014
All our key challenges in the next decade are interlinked. In order to meet them, we need to fully understand how they are related.

Terrorism and the Media: Something to Think About

01.20.2014
The recent suicide attack in Kabul that killed 22 innocent civilians reminded me of a conversation I had with a BBC colleague in 2006....