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There is a link between our own cultural conflicts and the logic of jihad.

Ronald Reagan celebrated them as "freedom fighters" for upholding "the ideals of freedom and independence" and declared a day in their honor.

Father Roy Bourgeois, the charismatic Maryknoll priest who has, since 1990, led the annual protest against against the United States' most infamous military training facility, wasn't sure it would

NEW YORK--In the aftermath of September 11, pundits were quick to proclaim the American left a victim of the war on terrorism, for two reasons.

Argentina finds out it's not easy being the poster child of neoliberalism.

Bush Administration hijacks the Constitution with the Patriot Act and military tribunals; our supine media wakes up (briefly); Congress sleeps

The Institute for Creative Technologies makes Star Wars–type simulations for Army personnel

The Taliban may have met its match: the American Dream Machine.

The collapse of the Taliban means the focus there must shift to relief of its citizens.

The sudden and unexpected collapse of the Taliban in Afghanistan.

Blogs

Egypt is opening the door to Hamas. Washington may not like it, but it’s time to talk.

May 26, 2011

Liveblogging the House's day of votes on bipartisan measures that could stop or slow US military involvement in Afghanistan.

May 26, 2011

The president can corner the Israeli prime minister now—if he wants to.

May 25, 2011

How the media frenzy obliterated the presumption of innocence and relentlessly impugned both Strauss-Kahn and his accuser in vulgar stereotypes.

May 24, 2011

“The implications of allowing a US citizen to assemble a legion in any foreign country, and especially in a combustible region like the Middle East, are serious and wide-ranging,” they allege.

May 23, 2011

Students in this West African nation are supporting their teacher's demands that the government increase their wage and reduce the class size. Demonstrations have spread across the country in response to unemployment, the rising cost of living, inadequate delivery of services and state repression under a president who has been in power for 24 years.

May 23, 2011

In spite of student support for a boycott of a brand of hummus made by a company students argue is complicit in human rights abuses, DePaul University's Fair Business Practices Committee (FBPC) concluded there wasn't "sufficient grounds" for a boycott.

May 23, 2011

An opponent of capital punishment who specifically cautioned against “joy” in bin Laden’s death is dishonestly portrayed to demonstrate “obsessive belief in capital punishment” and “rejoicing” in that death.

May 23, 2011

Bibi's ace-in-the-hole? Dennis Ross.

May 21, 2011

On Wednesday, Defense Secretary Robert Gates told reporters that the Obama administration has no evidence that the Pakistani government knew Osama bin Laden was living within its borders.

May 19, 2011