Seriously. If one searches on the terms effect of crippling sanctions, one finds over 800,000 results at Google. A quick review of the first great many confirms, at the very least, that […]
The speculation began before the smoke cleared: who was responsible for Monday’s terror attack at the Boston Marathon? What was their motive? Not only is it human to speculate, it’s just about impossible […]
A week ago, Glenn Greenwald performed an excellent dissection on a New York Times article about President Obama’s secretive anti-terrorist “death panels.” When Greenwald finished peeling back the skin, he aptly pinned […]
Osama Bin Laden was concerned with how the brutality of al Qaeda’s affiliates was losing the hearts and minds of Muslims.
My doctoral dissertation addressed what I called the “Frankenstein Complex.” So guess why this story bothers me. Today, a scientific journal published a study that some people thought might never be made […]
What Palin captured, with her belligerent “Never Retreat, Reload” war cry, looks back to our lying invasion into Iraq (indeed ten years of foreign policy) plus today’s street stalking of Trayvon Martin, violent politic rhetoric and increasing, take-no-prisioners manias dominating the right’s politics.
Alleged would-be assassin Manssor Arbabsiar may have been more interested in cashing in on a drug deal than pulling off acts of terrorism.
“Television is an invention whereby you can be entertained in your living room by people you wouldn’t have in your house.” Who said it? The answer is at the end of this […]
The C.I.A. may have obtained information on a key terrorist’s whereabouts from the I.S.I.’s interrogation of Syed Saleem Shahzad.