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The only acceptable purpose of war is to restore peace on a more durable basis.

Now that the Taliban is on the run, the 'war on terror' broadens its scope.

Europe and the United States have begun to follow diverging scripts on the war.

With the Taliban engaged in Afghanistan, where will the US now train its sights?

As envisioned by the Administration, it's unilateralism with a multilateral face.

What plagued the O.J. Simpson trial—corruption, malfeasance and a breakdown of the rule of law—is exactly what the 'war on terror' is achieving in its blind quest to hold Bin Laden to account.

Chelsea Clinton bristles at the antiwar movement while she attends Oxford.

Allied 'surgical strikes' in Kosovo in 1999 created environmental hotspots yet to cleaned up; the same might happen in Afghanistan.

The Price Anderson Act has discouraged the development of safer, less costly sources of energy than nuclear power. Join your voice to those calling for Congress to not renew its status by signing this online petition.

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Blogs

In this interview with Business Insider, Greg Mitchell explains how WikiLeaks is changing the way media outlets operate.

February 8, 2011

The latest on Julian Assange's hearing, Rumsfeld's "Rummyleaks," and more on cables on Egypt.

February 8, 2011

The revolution in Egypt doesn't need support from the White House.

February 7, 2011

An American student reflects on the early days of the protests.

February 7, 2011

After hedging its bets for two weeks, the Obama administration must make clear whether it stands with pro-democracy activists in Egypt.

February 7, 2011

Democracy Now!'s Sharif Abdel Kouddous reports on the media crackdown that journalists have faced in Egypt.

February 7, 2011

Washington-approved violence in Honduras continues.

February 7, 2011

Center for Constitutional Rights says: "The message from civil society is clear: If you're a torturer, be careful in your travel plans."

February 6, 2011

Sarah Palin, in her first comments on Egypt, managed to make no sense at all.

February 6, 2011

The uprisings in Egypt have inspired all sorts of people, including Private Bradley Manning, the young man being held in solitary confinement in Quantico, accused of being the source for Wikileaks. Manning's friend David House tweeted after visiting him this week that “Bradley's mood and mind soared” at the news from Egypt.

February 4, 2011