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Washington's High Priests: Why Mainstream Pundits Who Are Generally Wrong on Foreign Policy Continue to Pontificate

Marwan Bishara | Posted 04.03.2014 | Media
Marwan Bishara

The pundits of the foreign policy establishment continuously poison public opinion and litter the public landscape with nonsense about a divine American mission in the world.

7 Reasons to Risk an Intervention

Heather Kopp | Posted 03.26.2014 | Healthy Living
Heather Kopp

Regardless of outcome, stepping in to urge treatment and set boundaries is a way of showing an addict just how far they've fallen at the same time that you're showing them how deeply you love them. Being part of such an event can be a profound, even sacred experience. If it doesn't change the addict, it might change you.

Right Place, Right Time

Jason Wahler | Posted 03.05.2014 | Good News
Jason Wahler

Every now and again, you get a reminder that you are exactly where you should be. This happened to me just recently, and I am so grateful for that reminder.

Global Markets Could Be Derailed by Ukraine's Crisis

Gemma Godfrey | Posted 03.03.2014 | Business
Gemma Godfrey

Turmoil in Emerging Markets hit investor confidence in January and, after a stellar February, the crisis in the Ukraine could lead to profit taking this month.

15 More Things 'Seinfeld' Can Reunite For

Oren Mendez | Posted 04.04.2014 | Comedy
Oren Mendez

1. The first sketch for Jimmy Fallon's The Tonight Show, coming back to New York 2. Vegan campaign ad - "Forget Steaks, Have A Big Salad" 3. Comme...

Restoring 'Valuing Life' as an American Value

Irv Katz | Posted 04.01.2014 | Impact
Irv Katz

As a people, we have gone from the outrage over the atrocities at Newtown and Aurora (and all those that preceded them and the daily shootings in gang-ridden neighborhoods) to a sense of not yet resignation, but certainly of war weariness.

My One Nightstand: A Story of Cancer, Addiction, and Furniture

Oral Fixation | Posted 04.01.2014 | Women
Oral Fixation

My nightstand served as a holding tank for the turquoise kidney shaped throw-up trays I'd need over five years of chemo. It converted to a trashcan for all of the Kleenex used to wipe the vomit off my face. It displayed fish tanks, terrariums and cool lamps. It housed the first love letter I ever received. When I moved away from home, my nightstand naturally came with me.

Four Years Later...

Jason Wahler | Posted 03.11.2014 | Impact
Jason Wahler

I am so proud to say that it is both a blessing and an honor to be a part of something like an intervention and the 12-Step program to help bring about the positive change that these individuals need, and I look forward to continuing to do more work in this area!

Wherefore Romeo -- Dallaire, That Is!

Ian Williams | Posted 01.23.2014 | World
Ian Williams

Roméo Dallaire should be the hero of an opera. His story certainly has all hallmarks of genuine tragedy -- and it embodies many of the key themes of the last century and evokes the Syrian debacle as well.

Ron Paul: 9/11 Attacks Were 'Blowback' For 'U.S. Intervention'

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 09.11.2013 | Politics

Former Rep. Ron Paul (R-Texas) marked the anniversary of 9/11 on Wednesday with a renewed call against U.S. military intervention, saying that the ter...

Soup Kitchen Psychology: Nourishment For Impoverished Thinking

Wray Herbert | Posted 11.11.2013 | Science
Wray Herbert

Poverty is emotionally crushing, and stigma only adds to that burden. The poor are often disparaged as lazy and incompetent -- unable or unwilling to improve their own lot. Why don't they make better decisions for themselves?

Military Strike in Syria a Mistake

Rep. Tulsi Gabbard | Posted 11.10.2013 | Politics
Rep. Tulsi Gabbard

I have concluded that intervention in Syria goes against America's national security, international credibility, economic interest, and moral center.

Ryan Grim

Chomsky: Syria Strike Would Be 'War Crime' With Or Without Congressional Sign-Off

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 09.03.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A U.S.-led attack on Syria without United Nations support would be a war crime regardless of congressional approval, Noam Chomsky, the a...

On the Brink of War

Hoyt Hilsman | Posted 10.26.2013 | World
Hoyt Hilsman

The United States is once again on the brink of war in the heart of the Middle East. While the necessity of some kind of military intervention -- if only symbolic in nature -- is now evident, the risks are enormous.

The Case for Restraint in Yemen

Ivan Eland | Posted 10.14.2013 | World
Ivan Eland

Unfortunately, until the United States realizes that its informal overseas empire, and the military interventions needed to maintain it, is the primary cause of anti-U.S. terrorism, the excessively grandiose and counterproductive war on terror is likely to continue endlessly.

The Value of Intervention

Dr. Howard Samuels | Posted 10.08.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Howard Samuels

If you are reading this and someone you care about is suffering from alcoholism or drug addiction, my heart truly goes out to you. No one wants to be the bad guy and no one wants to point at the elephant in the room. It's not how any of us were raised.

No to War As an Entitlement in Syria -- or Anywhere Else

Doug Bandow | Posted 10.08.2013 | Politics
Doug Bandow

Obama administration policy toward Syria is a slow train wreck. Unremitting pressure from war-minded elites is pushing President Barack Obama closer to military intervention in the bloody civil war. Yet getting involved would be a fool's errand.

Dr. Drew Opens Up: Part 2

Anna David | Posted 10.06.2013 | Healthy Living
Anna David

"When the addicts call the shots, they fail. So when someone says to me, 'I'm willing to do anything -- just not that 12-step thing,' I know that means it's someone who's not ready for anything."

'Intervention' Series Finale Checks Up On Familiar Faces

The Huffington Post | Jason Hughes | Posted 07.19.2013 | TV

A&E's "Intervention" was a groundbreaking reality television series that told the stories of real people struggling with various forms of addiction. A...

More Americans Want Government Out of International Affairs

Christopher McKnight Nichols | Posted 09.07.2013 | Politics
Christopher McKnight Nichols

The number of Americans wanting their government to stay out of international affairs is higher than it has been since the Vietnam War, according to a new analysis.

Allies or Protectorates

D. Robert Worley | Posted 09.06.2013 | Politics
D. Robert Worley

Which security system should we rely on in the future -- a system of alliances or a system of protectorates? For reasons beyond my grasp, questions like this aren't asked of candidates for high office.

WATCH: I Defended A Stranger From Spousal Abuse At The Grocery Store

Posted 06.26.2013 | HuffPost Live 321

Violent altercations in public can pose a difficult challenge for bystanders. When to step in? And how? Taking action in these situations is not easy,...

'Intervention': Deaths Of Her Children Pushed Mother Into Drugs

Posted 06.21.2013 | TV

This week on "Intervention," viewers met 33-year-old Dana. This mother of four was addicted to prescription pills and crack cocaine, spending as much ...

On the Brink of Another War

Adil E. Shamoo | Posted 08.20.2013 | World
Adil E. Shamoo

Both sides have needlessly and ruthlessly killed thousands of Syrians, with one recent report estimating that Assad supporters constitute 43 percent of the dead. This is an ethnic and sectarian civil war and neither side is a reliable champion of democracy.

How Do You Offer Family Input Without Getting Pushed Away?

Dr. Jane Greer | Posted 08.07.2013 | Celebrity
Dr. Jane Greer

Generally speaking, offering unsolicited opinions about a family member's relationship can be tricky, which is why it was so bold of Liam Hemsworth's brothers to stage an alleged intervention about his relationship with pop star and Twitter icon Miley Cyrus.