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US-Pakistan Relations: An Insight With Vali Nasr

US-Pakistan Relations: An Insight With Vali Nasr

12. 1.2014
What is Pakistan's problem? Let us come back to that first. Pakistan needs to make its stature clear and work on the common interests which...

The Hunt for Terrorist Leaders: Is the Effort Worth It?

12. 1.2014
Targeted killings remain a useful tactical tool in the kit of counterterrorism strategists. While they cannot be expected in the long run...
The American Global Stance as Chuck Hagel Departs

The American Global Stance as Chuck Hagel Departs

12. 1.2014
As Republican pressure grows on a beleaguered president to become even more militarily assertive on a range of global issues from the Ukraine...
Suicide Bombing At Crowded Funeral Kills 9

Suicide Bombing At Crowded Funeral Kills 9

12. 1.2014
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan official says a suicide bomber detonated his payload at a crowded funeral, killing two police and...

CUI BONO? Understanding ISIS.....

11.30.2014
Though it is clear that Turkey has tacked to a strong wind, Turkey is painfully aware that the American-led effort to arm Kurds against...

Week to Week News Quiz for 11/28/14

11.28.2014
Forget Black Friday and Cyber Monday; it's time for News Quiz Everyday, which doesn't make much sense, but take our latest Week to Week...
The Battle for Islam

The Battle for Islam

11.27.2014
Does the situation of present-day Muslim society, marked by crisis, tensions, foreign interventions and political despotism, foster the...
Republicans Promised I'd Be Speaking Arabic by Now

Republicans Promised I'd Be Speaking Arabic by Now

11.25.2014
And then there was 2012. Remember that one? Just two years ago, you said if Americans wanted to pay $5 per gallon for gasoline, we should...
Cancel Africa? Oh, the Heartache

Cancel Africa? Oh, the Heartache

11.24.2014
It seems to me closing off West Africa and limiting travel will hurt the economy of the continent as well as inhibit resources to actually...
After 13 Years Is a Name Change in Order for the War on Terror?

After 13 Years Is a Name Change in Order for the War on Terror?

11.24.2014
Our four trillion dollar-plus investment gave rise to a crew of war profiteers that Risen dubs "the oligarchs of 9/11" and who are now...
5 Bedrock Washington Assumptions That Are Hot Air

5 Bedrock Washington Assumptions That Are Hot Air

11.24.2014
For decades now, the first four of these assertions have formed the foundation of U.S. policy in the Middle East. The events of 9/11 added...
A Rabbinic Comment on President Obama's Executive Actions on Immigration

A Rabbinic Comment on President Obama's Executive Actions on Immigration

11.21.2014
By acknowledging the broken-ness of our political parties; by taking responsible executive action (and by testing those encoded limits...
Unrelenting Gore

Unrelenting Gore

11.20.2014
In the end I suppose, the greatest single reason to stop sharing the brutal images on Facebook is because they become less moving over...

Preventing a Nuclear ISIS

11.18.2014
The risk of ISIS getting a nuclear bomb are small. But they are not zero.