Yoo, the mastermind of the infamous "torture memos" that provided "legal" justification for torture in the form of waterboarding, has now expressed his qualified support for the killing of al-Awlaki.
I am thrilled, ecstatic, and elated. This is a momentous step forward for women not just in Africa and Yemen but for women around the world.
"We're the 99%" has helped shift media and public attention back to inequality and jobs. Matalin and Rosen debate whether it's more a hippie flash mob or Paris '68... and will the killing of al-Awlaki mean more Drones by more nations? Then: Slutwalks.
Tawakul is the idealist extraordinaire. She talks the talk and walks the walk and screams at the top of her lungs for justice.
A growing number of former Bush administration officials and policy wonks across the political spectrum are calling on Obama to provide a more detailed legal justification for the lethal drone strike.
(New York) – The US government should reverse its decision to continue military assistance to governments using child soldiers, Human Rights Wat...
With the death of al Awalki, the plotting of attacks and the Internet recruitment effort directed toward Western youth by radicals has suffered a significant blow, but the threat by no means has been completely eliminated.
October 7 marks the tenth anniversary of the US war in Afghanistan. After expending $4 trillion and thousands of lives, the US needs an exit from the depressing impasse of its militarized foreign policy.
As the 2012 Presidential campaign heads into high gear, we must engage eligible non-voters who are young, uneducated and economically deprived.
The United States' audacious bid to dominate the greater Middle East by military force is going at close to full throttle. This is despite the talk in Washington about over-extension, budgetary constraints, and war fatigue.
The year 2011 represents the first time since the birth of the modern Middle East that Western powers are collectively standing with the bulk of Arab public opinion.
There is a crucial point that most of this analysis has missed. How and why did the experts, Obama's military advisors and the media get this story so wrong at almost every step of the way?
The Obama Administration continues to use unmanned drones as a tool of war -- a tool that according to the New York Times, the Administration claims has killed 600 militants in Pakistan and no civilians since May 2010. But the math doesn't add up.
Although President Barack Obama's 2009 Cairo address to the Islamic world was designed to invigorate U.S.-Arab relations, America's capricious policies in the face of pro-democracy uprisings in the Middle East have betrayed his words.
In the latest installment of Embracing Otherness, Nadia Al Sakkaf offers a view inside Yemen that shattered a few stereotypes widely held about this poorest country in the region.
While it's well known that U.S. Special Operations forces are deployed in the war zones of Afghanistan and Iraq, the full extent of their worldwide war has remained deeply in the shadows.