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More War = More Extremism

From toddlers with guns to wedding parties hit by drones, here’s the news for tomorrow.

Sudan People's Liberation Army

American law prevents military aid to countries that employ child soldiers—but that hasn’t stopped us in South Sudan.

Troops in Afghanistan

A quarter-century after the collapse of the Soviet Union, the military remains structured to defeat a threat that no longer exists.

Groups from Amnesty to the ACLU to Reprieve are calling for the same standard of accountability that followed the killings of Warren Weinstein and Giovanni Lo Porto.

Hannah Arendt, 1969.

Many have delighted in judging Hannah Arendt, maybe because they have feared her judgment.

Sterling conviction

It’s a warning shot—not only against whistleblowing but against basic communication with journalists by government employees.

A new report from the Israeli veterans group Breaking the Silence says the IDF fails to distinguish between civilians and combatants.

For Palestinian refugees living in Syria, a tenuous existence has turned into a struggle for survival.

The APA’s collusion was crucial because other physicians were increasingly reluctant to participate in the interrogations.

Obama and Putin

Instead of honoring shared sacrifice in the fight against the Nazis, the president has taken another cheap shot at Russia over Ukraine.

Blogs

The Obama administration decides to “position” heavy military equipment on Russia’s borders.

June 24, 2015

While the US and Iraqi response is in disarray, the Islamic State is containable.

June 11, 2015

Senators John McCain and Dianne Feinstein have introduced a measure to prevent the CIA from evading the bans on torture that are already law. 

June 10, 2015

In 2013, American Library Association passed a public statement in support of the former NSA contractor. Then it changed its mind. 

June 2, 2015

Obstacles to détente in the Ukraine crisis and predictions for the country's uncertain economic future.

May 28, 2015

There’s still time for President Obama to order the Justice Department to prosecute the perpetrators.

May 20, 2015

The veteran journalist tracked down the one man who could link the Nixon White House to the illegal bombing of Cambodia. 

May 20, 2015

For many 2016 GOP hopefuls, when it comes to Iraq, time does not equal wisdom. 

May 19, 2015