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Why Powerful Men Get In Trouble (And Why We Care)
Originally Posted: 11/15/2012 - 10:50am | Type: Blog

How could they not recognize the risk they bring on themselves, their careers and their families in being so apparently careless, or even reckless, with their communication? First ...

Arms Merchant to the World
Originally Posted: 08/30/2012 - 11:30am | Type: Blog

The U.S. is once again the world’s number-one arms proliferator, accounting for 75 percent of global arms sales. Word of this dubious distinction comes as our leaders claim to support and have been working at ...

DRONE WATCH: Death From Above
Originally Posted: 06/04/2012 - 7:46am | Type: Blog

With White House counter-terrorism adviser John Brennan’s recent public acknowledgment of their use and revelations of President Obama’s direct involvement in deciding which targets are struck, the world medi ...

On Anniversary of Bin Laden's Death, Heated Debate about Torture Use
Originally Posted: 05/01/2012 - 5:01pm | Type: Blog

The anniversary of Osama bin Laden’s death at the hand of U.S. troops has reawakened the political controversy over the use of torture. The anniversary of Osama bin Laden’s deat ...

Quran Burning at U.S.-run Military Base: 'Tailor-made' for Taliban
Originally Posted: 02/29/2012 - 7:35am | Type: Blog

The Taliban is attempting to capitalize on the outbreak of violence that followed the inadvertent burning of a Quran by NATO troops by characterizing the war as a conflict between infidels and Islam, analysts ...

Return of the Drones
Originally Posted: 01/11/2012 - 6:30pm | Type: Blog

Since mid-November, the CIA had not launched a drone attack against Pakistan. On Sunday, the New York Times front page prominently featured a story headlined Lull in Strikes by U.S. Drones Aids Militants. ...