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The Obama Tactic

Chris Weigant | Posted 08.18.2014 | Politics
Chris Weigant

The American public isn't exactly strongly supportive of Obama's foreign policy right now, but one thing the public really doesn't support is getting involved with any of the various conflicts raging over there. We are still -- again, according to the polls -- a pretty war-weary nation.

U.S. Intel Points To Russian-Rebel Missile Connection In Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 Crash

The Wall Street Journal | Posted 07.19.2014 | World

New U.S. intelligence assessments indicate that Moscow likely provided pro-Russia separatists in eastern Ukraine with sophisticated antiaircraft syste...

13 Hilariously Subtle Ways To Be A Rebel

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 01.24.2014 | Comedy

James Dean was a rebel with a cause. And that cause was the oppression of drinking milk out of a glass. You, too, can be as quaintly rebelliou...

The World's Silence on Syria Is a Silence of Hypocrites

Michael Shammas | Posted 01.23.2014 | College
Michael Shammas

Eventually, Assad or his sons must renounce power; history teaches that no repressive regime lasts forever. But how long until this family falls? How long until "might makes right" is replaced by morality, until the pen and law and human decency really do triumph over the sword?

Norwegian Teen Sisters May Have Traveled To Syria To Join Civil War

AP | Posted 10.21.2013 | World

STAVANGER, Norway -- STAVANGER, Norway (AP) — Norwegian police have issued international alerts for two teen sisters believed to have traveled to Sy...

Faces of Moral Courage

Antonia Marrero | Posted 11.29.2013 | Healthy Living
Antonia Marrero

Moral courage is speaking truth to power within your own community -- for the sake of the greater good.

America Can Aid Syrians Without Military Intervention

Alex Nowrasteh | Posted 11.13.2013 | World
Alex Nowrasteh

The United States could help avoid an even worse humanitarian crisis in Syria by guaranteeing Temporary Protected status to all peaceful Syrians who make it to the U.S.

A Syrian Solution on the Horizon?

Chris Weigant | Posted 11.09.2013 | Politics
Chris Weigant

It would be pretty easy to be pessimistic (or even downright cynical) at this juncture in time, for these and dozens of other reasons. Even so, the possible success of the idea is more than a little tantalizing, for all concerned.

What Happens After We Bomb Syria?

Chris Weigant | Posted 10.26.2013 | Politics
Chris Weigant

There are no easy answers, and there may in fact be no good answers either. There may in fact be only bad options, struggling to define which is the worst outcome.

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.

11 Rebellious Animals

Posted 06.25.2013 | Comedy

Just like these 19 rebellious humans, these 11 animals prove that some rules are meant to be broken. But they do so a little more adorably. Check...

Turkey and Russia: Key Countries to a Solution in Syria

Harun Yahya | Posted 05.21.2013 | World
Harun Yahya

A solution in Syria can be found through sound mediation by Turkey and Russia, both of which know the country best, which are trusted and have enjoyed bilateral relations with it for many years.

PREDICT: Ole Miss Vs. La Salle

Posted 03.23.2013 | Sports

Who had this on their bracket? No. 12 seed Ole Miss will face No. 13 seed La Salle in the third round of the NCAA Tournament in the West Region. ...

19 Everyday Rebels

Posted 02.23.2013 | Comedy

Being a rebel takes courage, tenacity and the ability to laugh in the face of danger. It isn't for everyone, but these 19 people (and birds) possess t...

No. 21 UNLV Narrowly Escape Upset From UTEP

AP | Posted 12.18.2012 | Sports

EL PASO, Texas -- Bryce DeJean-Jones scored 12 points and Anthony Marshall added 11 for No. 21 UNLV in a 62-60 victory over UTEP on Monday night. Jaq...

Crisis in Congo

Belinda Bauman | Posted 01.27.2013 | World
Belinda Bauman

I felt that helpless feeling wash over me. I felt the weight of an ocean and miles of separation. Before I looked at a screen, I did something I haven't done for a while. I slipped out of my bed and got down on my knees.

U.S. Awards Syria Rebels $45 Million In Aid

AP | MATTHEW LEE | Posted 09.28.2012 | World

NEW YORK — The Obama administration moved Friday to rally Syria's opposition with pledges of $45 million in new non-lethal and humanitarian assistan...

What's The Most Rebellious Thing You Did As A Teenager? (WATCH)

Posted 10.17.2012 | MarloThomas

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How U.S. Lost Bidding War for Syria's Rebels

Lionel Beehner | Posted 10.13.2012 | World
Lionel Beehner

We are unwilling to assist the rebels because they are increasingly Islamist, but they are increasingly Islamist because we are unwilling to assist them.

The Secret of Coolness Revealed

Ilan Dar-Nimrod | Posted 08.17.2012 | Science
Ilan Dar-Nimrod

We have brought back James Dean to our current days' cool. I could breathe freely again. Cancel my tattoos' removal appointment. Light another smoke.

Congo: Al Jazeera Meets With M23 in Exclusive Interview

Georgianne Nienaber | Posted 07.30.2012 | World
Georgianne Nienaber

Al Jazeera is the first news organization to go behind the lines and interview M23, breaking through the media wall of silence that has surrounded M23 since it broke with the Congolese army and warlord Bosco Ntaganda.

Friday Talking Points -- Foreign Policy Issues Reappear

Chris Weigant | Posted 12.21.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

It has been a big week on the foreign policy front, with the death of Libya's dictator and President Obama's announcement today that all U.S. troops would be out of Iraq by the end of this year.

No Asylum for Gaddafi in Serbia

Sasa Milosevic | Posted 11.07.2011 | World
Sasa Milosevic

Despite the fact that Serbian government rejects giving asylum to him, Gaddafi still believes in friendship with the Serbian people.

Gaddafi Loyalists On The Move

AP | DALATOU MAMANE | Posted 11.05.2011 | World

NIAMEY, Niger — A large convoy of Libyan soldiers loyal to ousted leader Moammar Gadhafi crossed the desert border into Niger and rolled into th...

The View From Tunisia: The Sexual Revolution In Libya

Judie Fein | Posted 10.24.2011 | Travel
Judie Fein

On my eighth and most recent trip to Tunisia, two months ago, I was fortunate to meet Libyan families who had fled the violence in their country. The men belonged to the Libyan resistance, and they were making daily runs back into their country with medicine. But it was the women I met who left the biggest impression on me.