What the military will say to a reporter and what is said behind closed doors are two very different things -- especially when it comes to the U.S. military in Africa.
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The combination of jihad with international backing as twin sources of political legitimacy have become so familiar that Afghans automatically associate their leaders with one of the various regional and international backers.
Dear President Obama: It is important to remember that whatever moral leverage you may have had in the court of world opinion has been sacrificed by the precedents set by previous American presidents who did not do what you say Mr. Putin should do -- obey international law.
"All of this stuff was classified. Not just classified; it was classified at the highest level. These were the secrets that the government said were most critical to keep. But what kind of democracy would we be if the public had never learned of this information?"
[This week every year Graduation Day reverberates through the Klong Toey slums of Bangkok, Thailand for hundreds of poor students (nearly 1,000 this y...
Western China's peaceful and sustainable development has major implications for social stability in China and global security.
In addition to the necessity in having a daunting military to dissuade our enemies from potential attacks, there is a net economical benefit to the country in having a strong and well-funded military.
Sustained anti-government rallies in Thailand, Ukraine, and Venezuela have captured the attention of millions. But large pro-democracy demonstrations in Burkina Faso last month largely escaped the Western media's radar.
As opposed to hunkering down and entrenching themselves in hatred, his parents created the Daniel Pearl Foundation which proposes cross cultural dialogue with a focus on the foundations of peace rather than war.
It's nice to say the government should never be in the business of targeting American citizens, but it's a new world, and a much more dangerous world. The level of threats we face both here and abroad is unprecedented, which means we have to take new steps to ensure public safety.
It's still possible to remember, almost nostalgically, how the Fifth Amendment used to guarantee Americans due process. The key phrase was indeed that "due process."
It's fair to say that it has been a couple of rough months for Bitcoin, the once ballyhooed Internet currency. Just as it moved from the shadows into...
While some Republicans are wont to decry anti-Guantanamo liberals as "anti-American," the only anti-American thing in this debate is Guantanamo itself. For it goes against everything our nation professes to respect and love.
Whether or not one believes that the Death Penalty is the ultimate, irreversible denial of human rights, systemic fair trials violations, and the routine inhumane treatment of prisoners within the Pakistani justice system, inevitably places the country in breach of its international obligations...
Despite being popular with the military, drones draw inordinate domestic and international criticism, not just because of what they are -- a new tool of war -- but what they evoke: the cultural anxiety of the machine as master.