Sorry, President Obama, but there is a dimension of fear properly associated with the word nuclear that is not matched by any oil spill.
Even if reactor containment vessels hold, pools of spent fuel rods could combust and release clouds of radioactive cesium into the air—a calamity that could happen at US nuclear plants as well.
The US has twenty-three reactors of the same design as the Fukushima No. 1 reactor that is now in partial meltdown, and our federal regulators are captives of the nuclear industry.
Obama's mixed messages on Egypt show that the administration can't decide whether to advocate for incremental change or to stand behind the protestors.
After a good start, the Obama administration’s response to the democratic revolution in Egypt has begun to exude the odor of betrayal.
An American student gives an eyewitness report on the protests in Egypt this week.
The government is blocking access to websites at the airport and moving bills through the Knesset to stifle political speech. Where will it end?
Despite all the post-earthquake promises, just a fraction of the aid pledged has actually been delivered.
If Europe's biggest social worry is the integration—or not—of Muslims, nothing would be smarter than positive gestures towards Turkey. Unfortunately, the EU isn't making any.
If Europe’s biggest social worry is the integration—or not—of its Muslim populations, nothing would be smarter than positive gestures towards Turkey. Unfortunately, the EU isn't making any.