The United States has made no headway quelling the insurgency or rebuilding Iraq, but one secret project is on target: construction of a palatial US Embassy inside the Green Zone. What kind of exit strategy is this?
When a group of international journalists visited a small town in Maine, they made it clear that America's aggression in Iraq, its greed and the advance of pop culture are leading onetime allies to desert us.
Declining birthrates in Mexico give the lie to American fears of an influx of immigrants. As birthrates plummet around the world, America's real problem may be a shortage, not a surfeit, of guest workers.
It's outrageous enough that the NSA is secretly monitoring Americans' calling
patterns. But has anyone considered what would happen if unscrupulous
monitors sold that information to the highest bidder?