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Cruz Hits Obama Administration For POW Release; Rice Defends Move As 'Sacred Obligation'

Cruz Hits Obama Administration For POW Release; Rice Defends Move As 'Sacred Obligation'

Kate Sheppard  06. 1.2014
WASHINGTON -- Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) attacked the Obama administration on Sunday for negotiating the release of American prisoner of war...
Book Review: A Book About War and Madness

Book Review: A Book About War and Madness

05.31.2014
Maybe the most powerful modern evidence of human craziness was the First World War, also known as the Great War, a war fought for the sake...
Extremists Are Evolving –- So Should We

Extremists Are Evolving –- So Should We

05.30.2014
Counterterrorism is not working. Retaliatory military actions, condemnation by world leaders and by the general public on social media...
Obama's West Point Address: So Much Criticism to Keep Track of

Obama's West Point Address: So Much Criticism to Keep Track of

05.29.2014
If President Obama and his national security advisers in the administration were hoping that his commencement address at West Point would...
Mass Murder on Both Sides of the Atlantic--Politics or Psychopathology?

Mass Murder on Both Sides of the Atlantic--Politics or Psychopathology?

05.29.2014
Massacres in European countries tend to be politically motivated. American massacres tend to be motivated more by psychopathology than...
Rasmieh Yousef Odeh Must Not Be Allowed to Continue the Violence

Rasmieh Yousef Odeh Must Not Be Allowed to Continue the Violence

05.29.2014
That these supporters plan to flock to her trial on Wednesday as she is prosecuted for concealing her past criminal record in her U.S....
Why America Needs Good Spies Like the CIA's Robert Ames

Why America Needs Good Spies Like the CIA's Robert Ames

05.29.2014
Empathy for foreigners is not some warm and cuddly virtue; it lies at the heart of a realistic and granular understanding of foreign nations,...

Searching for Common Ground: Are Muslim Terrorists Islamic or Islamist?

05.29.2014
Terrorism rightly breeds anger, grief, fear and anxiety, emotions that don't make for effective communication in any situation, much less...
Nigerian President Pledges 'Total War' Against Terrorists

Nigerian President Pledges 'Total War' Against Terrorists

05.29.2014
ABUJA, May 29 (Reuters) - Nigerian president Goodluck Jonathan said on Thursday he had ordered "a full-scale operation to put an end...
Snowden: 'Disingenuous' For Government To 'Exploit' 9/11

Snowden: 'Disingenuous' For Government To 'Exploit' 9/11

Ashley Alman  05.28.2014
Edward Snowden recalled his own experience on Sept. 11, 2001, to express his understanding of terrorism in an interview Wednesday with...

The New 9/11 Museum and The Nature of Evil: Needs for Larger Contexts and Questions

05.27.2014
My sister, Karen, died on 9/11, working at the World Trade Center; and hence, I visited the new Museum, which opened this week, with...
Obama Isn't Weak, He's Simply Emulating Reagan

Obama Isn't Weak, He's Simply Emulating Reagan

05.27.2014
Aside from the various economic and political similarities faced by both leaders, there's one thing that critics fail to remember when...

What Happened at UC Santa Barbara Was 'An Apparent Suicide Attack'

05.27.2014
As someone who's covered political violence overseas, it's clear to me that as Americans, we need to change our vocabulary. We have one...
House Rejects Bid To End The Endless War On Terror

House Rejects Bid To End The Endless War On Terror

Michael McAuliff  05.22.2014
WASHINGTON -- With U.S. forces leaving Afghanistan and gone from Iraq, Congress reaffirmed America's endless war Wednesday, with the House...