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ISIS: A Threat Far Worse Than Al Qaeda

ISIS: A Threat Far Worse Than Al Qaeda

08.11.2014
The ISIS message is not just a hatred for democracy or the freedoms of the West, but a sick and demented interpretation of Islam, calling...

Not That Anyone Gives a Damn, But...

08.10.2014
1. I wonder how many tunnels for illegal trade and immigration have been dug between Mexico and the United States. 2. To work my way...
Exhibit A of the Guantanamo Failure Resumes This Week

Exhibit A of the Guantanamo Failure Resumes This Week

08.10.2014
It remains to be seen how involved the U.S. will get in this latest war in Iraq, and the price tag that will come with it. But the uncertainties...
Who Are the Yazidi?

Who Are the Yazidi?

08. 8.2014
ISIS has attacked the Yazidi people -- a sect of the Kurds -- in Iraq. The jihadists have driven the survivors to the slopes of Mt. Sinjar,...
How This Law Violates Animal Activists' Freedom Of Speech

How This Law Violates Animal Activists' Freedom Of Speech

08. 8.2014
According to the federal Animal Enterprise Terrorism Act, videotaping any livestock operation without consent can be considered an act...
ISIS Atrocities in Iraq Represent the Catastrophic Failure of Bush Doctrine and Neoconservative Foreign Policy

ISIS Atrocities in Iraq Represent the Catastrophic Failure of Bush Doctrine and Neoconservative Foreign Policy

08. 8.2014
After 4,804 U.S. soldiers died in Iraq and 2,340 U.S. soldiers died in Afghanistan, one million U.S. soldiers wounded in both wars, and...

What Hamas and ISIS Have In Common

08. 7.2014
While the world's first concern is, and should be, humanitarian, it also needs to pay close attention to a key aspect of both these terrorist...

Is It Time to Arm the Peshmerga?

08. 7.2014
The White House has some thinking to do. Is the security situation in northwestern Iraq so dire that the administration's "one Iraq" policy...

Judith Frank: Choosing Life

08. 6.2014
In All I Love and Know, Judith Frank presents a family that, though scarred and scared, overcomes division and distrust to create their...

Let There Be Peace

08. 5.2014
In the aftermath of this heinous act, I wonder how long it will take mankind to realize we must stand up for peace.

The Power of Weakness and the Weakness of Power

08. 5.2014
These are two traumatized people. For the Israelis insecurity has become existential. For the Palestinians humiliation has become the defining...
Inside America's Secret Terrorist-Tracking System

Inside America's Secret Terrorist-Tracking System

08. 5.2014
Nearly half of the people on the U.S. government’s widely shared database of terrorist suspects are not connected to any known terrorist...
Spy Agency Stole Scoop From Media Outlet And Handed It To The AP

Spy Agency Stole Scoop From Media Outlet And Handed It To The AP

Ryan Grim  08. 5.2014
WASHINGTON -- The Associated Press dropped a significant scoop on Tuesday afternoon, reporting that in the last several years the U.S....
Ending Hatred Toward Israel Along With the Gaza Conflict

Ending Hatred Toward Israel Along With the Gaza Conflict

08. 5.2014
The world should not join in on such hatred; all that does is push the prospect of peace even further away. That is the only hope for every...