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The Israeli Generals Revolt

Joel Rubin | Posted 06.27.2012 | World
Joel Rubin

Israeli generals have had enough of the fear-inducing rhetoric from their prime minister. They want a rational debate in Israel about how best to handle the challenge posed by Iran.

WATCH: Why Denver's A Great Destination This Summer

Erin Harper | Posted 06.26.2012 | Travel
Erin Harper

With nearly 300 new restaurants, the addition of a history center, a new museum and more, this summer it will be easy for the city to attract visitors from across the U.S. and abroad.

The U.S.-Afghan Strategic Partnership: Hold the Applause

Daphne Eviatar | Posted 06.23.2012 | World
Daphne Eviatar

Having been in the country for the past decade and seized and imprisoned thousands of suspected fighters, the United States has an obligation to help the Afghan government establish a justice system that will treat them fairly. It will surely be blamed later if it doesn't.

10 Reasons Americans Should Celebrate Israel's Independence Day

Arsen Ostrovsky | Posted 06.23.2012 | World
Arsen Ostrovsky

Is Israel perfect? No, of course not. It also makes mistakes and has problems. But at a time when many seek to unjustly delegitimize and demonize the Jewish State, it is well worth celebrating her many significant, indeed extraordinary contributions to society.

Finding the Right Balance to Adjusting Public Spending

Carlo Cottarelli | Posted 06.20.2012 | Business
Carlo Cottarelli

When it comes to adjusting public spending, getting the balance right is important. Fiscal adjustment is taking place in economies around the world, but risks remain high.

Ending the 'Boom and Bust' of U.S. Clean Tech

Manish Bapna | Posted 06.18.2012 | Green
Manish Bapna

The key to calming these waters is not lurching from extension to extension of subsidy programs, but rather smart policy reform. We need a system that will sustain clean energy growth and maintain U.S. leadership in this highly competitive market.

Jordanians and Palestinians at a New Crossroad

Michael Sharnoff | Posted 06.18.2012 | World
Michael Sharnoff

King Abdullah has frequently gone out of his way to assert that "Jordan is Jordan" and "Palestine is Palestine." He has also encouraged Hamas to dispel the possibility of Jordan serving as a substitute homeland.

Cuba Meets the Challenges of the 21st Century, Part V

Salim Lamrani | Posted 06.17.2012 | Politics
Salim Lamrani

Professor of philosophy and a career diplomat, Alarcon spent nearly 12 years in the United States as the Cuban ambassador to the United Nations. Over time, he has become a spokesperson for the Havana government.

Global Philanthropy Forum Annual Conference: WATCH LIVE

Posted 04.16.2012 | Impact

From the Arab Spring and the financial meltdown to weather extremes and civil conflict, we are experiencing rapid and sometimes wrenching change that ...

The Core Belief That Inspires Me: Politics Is About People

Selina Meyer | Posted 10.18.2013 | Entertainment
Selina Meyer

As "Vice President" of the United States of America it's my enormous privilege to serve the people of this great nation.

Alabama: Repeal Unjust Immigrant Law

Human Rights Watch | Posted 06.10.2012 | Politics
Human Rights Watch

Legislative Amendments Insufficient to Address Core Flaws of the Beason-Hammon Act (Washington, DC) – A bill before the Alabama legislature to ...

Has Foreign Aid Hurt Haiti: An Interview with Mario Joseph

Dr. Tukufu Zuberi | Posted 06.06.2012 | Black Voices
Dr. Tukufu Zuberi

Mario Joseph is Haiti's most influential and respected human rights attorney. Since 1996, he has led the Bureau des Avocats Internationaux (BAI) in Port-au-Prince, which uses prominent human rights cases and a victim-centered approach in the interest of the poor majority.

President Obama: Join the Treaty to Ban Landmines

Human Rights Watch | Posted 06.04.2012 | World
Human Rights Watch

The United States should act on its recent condemnation of Syria's use of antipersonnel landmines by joining the international ban on these weapons.

World's Deadliest Wealthy Countries

Howard Steven Friedman | Posted 06.04.2012 | World
Howard Steven Friedman

America's homicide rates, incarceration rates and gun ownership rates are all much higher than other wealthy countries. While the data associated with crime is imperfect, these facts all point to the idea that America is more violent than many other wealthy countries.

Decision Point: U.S. Air Force Airmen Trace the Footsteps of General Washington, Take an Oath of Service

Ravi Chaudhary | Posted 06.03.2012 | DC
Ravi Chaudhary

On a cool, spring morning in Annapolis, Md., Capt. Darren Long, U.S. Air Force, leads a small detail of Airmen in the rotunda of the historic Maryland State Capitol.

Failing States

Christopher Holshek | Posted 06.02.2012 | World
Christopher Holshek

Failing states are failing states. The difference between over there and over here, however, is that we have been stacking the deck against ourselves.

Opening Russia

Ed Gerwin | Posted 06.02.2012 | Business
Ed Gerwin

Bringing democratic reform to Russia will require concerted effort by the United States, our allies, NGOs, and the Russian people. Opening Russia's market under WTO rules can play a useful role in this effort.

Go Back to My Country?

Melody Moezzi | Posted 05.29.2012 | Home
Melody Moezzi

You never forget the first time you're told to "go back to your country." It's like being punched in the heart and stomach simultaneously.

10 Countries Spending The Most On Health Care

Posted 03.29.2012 | Business

24/7 Wall St.: This week, the Supreme Court considered President Obama’s health care reform law. The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act expa...

A Hero From Providence

Anthony Amore | Posted 05.29.2012 | World
Anthony Amore

Correct me if I'm wrong, but haven't a large number of Americans already paid -- with their lives -- to bring freedom from zealous theocracy to the oppressed people of Afghanistan? Allow me to introduce just one.

Cuba Meets the Challenges of the 21st Century, Part II

Salim Lamrani | Posted 05.26.2012 | World
Salim Lamrani

An interview with Ricardo Alarcon, President of the Cuban Parliament President of the Cuban Parliament since 1992, and member of the Political B...

Are You Decent?

Sarah O'Leary | Posted 05.26.2012 | Impact
Sarah O'Leary

I learned long ago not to use God to justify my actions, to act like I'm superior to anyone else, or to rationalize my false need to control the lives of my fellow man and woman. Instead, I try my level best to cultivate my decency, and pray for other Americans to do the same.

Will the $55 billion bomber program fly?

The Center for Public Integrity | Posted 05.26.2012 | Politics
The Center for Public Integrity

By David Axe, iWatch NewsWhen the Obama administration dispatched three B-2 bombers from a Missouri air base on March 19 last year to cross the ocea...

Cuba Meets the Challenges of the 21st Century, Part I

Salim Lamrani | Posted 05.25.2012 | World
Salim Lamrani

Professor of philosophy and a career diplomat, Alarcon spent nearly 12 years in the United States as the Cuban ambassador to the United Nations. Over time, he has become a spokesperson for the Havana government.

PHOTOS: Is Downtown Salt Lake City Finally Cool?

Erin Harper | Posted 05.26.2012 | Travel
Erin Harper

Before the 2002 Winter Olympic games, it was almost impossible to walk past a Main Street storefront that was not boarded-up. Today, thanks to City Creek and other Downtown Rising redevelopment initiatives, there are no boards in sight.