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Recently deported, Ghasson Dahduli is now missing in Jordanian custody, and his family worries about what he's being subjected to.

Disdained by the majority culture, Muslims turn for self-respect to absolutism.

Israel responds to a suicide bombing with untrammeled military repression—which action is terrorism (if not both)?

'Modernity' isn't the archfiend. But as often preached, it appears so to many.

As Washington casts its glance on the Israel-Palestine situation, the usual aspersions against Palestinians are uttered again.

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.

Blogs

A new report suggests that the interrogation facility is run by a little-known unit of the Defense Intelligence Agency.

May 14, 2010

The United States, foolishly, is trying to undercut what might be the best hope for avoiding sanctions, confrontation and war with Iran.

May 14, 2010

The top commander in Afghanistan, who's spent his career in the shadow world of special ops, revealed little, but it was still fascinating.

May 13, 2010

More than 35 exciting job opportunities have opened up at the infamous mercenary company.

May 13, 2010

Two online databases provide a window into the world of private spooks and the undeclared US airwar in Pakistan.

May 13, 2010

For all his faults, I was struck by outgoing British Prime Minster Gordon Brown's resignation speech. It wasn't the pomp of the job he loved, he said, it was the chance to make his country a fairer place.

May 13, 2010

The American policy in Afghanistan is not to negotiate a political deal, but to shoot first and ask questions later. Will President Karzai go along with that strategy? We'll know -- when he gets home.

May 13, 2010

The president made the statement during a press conference with Hamid Karzai. But is it true?

May 12, 2010

Melissa Harris-Lacewell explains why Elena Kagan’s decision to deny military recruiters equal access to Harvard Law School was the right one.

May 12, 2010

US drones bomb Pakistan regularly. Now, Washington is about to deliver twenty F-16s and surveillance planes to Islamabad along with a thousand 500-pound bombs.

May 12, 2010