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Heather Wilson 8-09-2010

Ten more lives were lost in Afghanistan last week. Many people will likely say this danger is reason not to work in Afghanistan, yet I would disagree.

Elizabeth Palmberg 8-03-2010
As is pretty universally agreed by economists and (these days) ignored by many politicians -- who seem determined to run on a Herbert Hoover platform -- in the short term, the government must and
Simon Moyle 7-30-2010
The last month has seen six Australian soldiers killed in Afghanistan, bringing Australia's total to 17.
Elizabeth Palmberg 7-28-2010
Here's a piece of good news you may have missed when President Obama signed financial regulatory reform into law last Wednesday: In addi
Nathan Schneider 7-28-2010

It's out: An enormous trove of documents about the war in Afghanistan yesterday appeared on Wikileaks (whose servers currently seem to be overwhelmed by the traffic) together with comprehensive report

Ruth Hawley-Lowry 7-27-2010
I am grieved and angry that Glenn Beck is going to be on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial on August 28 (the anniversary of the historic civil rights March on Washington on August 28, 1963) -- and
Andrew Wainer 7-26-2010
"What part of illegal don't you understand?"

Duane Shank 7-23-2010
This week, The Washington Post ran a three-part series on the top secret counterterrorism organizations and activities tha
Elizabeth Palmberg 7-21-2010
We're in a recession with four or five job seekers to every open job, according to the latest stats -- so

When I first heard the announcement to rise for "the presentation of the colors," I didn't understand what that was.

Duane Shank 7-19-2010
The Washington Post today blanketed the front page with this lede:

Jeannie Choi 7-16-2010

Missing God. Modern day slavery. A crawfisher turned crooner. Here's a little round-up of links from the web you may have missed this week:

Nontando Hadebe 7-14-2010

The World Cup eclipsed our lives in South Africa as we witnessed four weeks of unbelievable soccer and celebration. Instead of basking in the glory of the tournament and reflecting on a way forward, xenophobic violence has once again reared its head.

the Web Editors 7-02-2010

President Obama spoke at American University yesterday and called for both parties to come together to fix a broken immigration system.

Jim Wallis 7-01-2010
After his unanimous approval by the Senate Armed Services Committee as the new Afghan war commander, General David Petraeus was pictured in The Washington Post with a broad smile and thu
Jim Wallis 7-01-2010
Several months ago, I was invited to speak at Lifest, a Christian festival in Wisconsin with more than 100 musicians and 50 speakers that
Truth is a two-edged sword that cuts both ways. We may wield it against an enemy with great satisfaction. However, the truth also cuts us, and does so with a fare-thee-well.

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