by Judd Legum May 1, 2015
"While no one condones looting, on the other hand, one can understand the pent-up feelings that may result from decades of repression."
by Justin Salhani Apr 22, 2015
IS’ predecessor, the Islamic State in Iraq (ISI), lost multiple leaders to U.S. airstrikes and the group appears to be buttressing its leadership by putting forward charismatic figureheads while the masterminds continue to operate in the shadows.
by Travis Waldron Mar 23, 2015
The two-time NBA MVP retired this weekend, leaving behind a legacy of speaking out on political issues from the Iraq War to the inclusion of gay athletes.
by Beenish Ahmed Mar 13, 2015
"Some of the oldest Christian communities in the world are disappearing in the very lands where their faith was born and first took root," a report issued by the Center for American Progress notes.
by Beenish Ahmed Mar 11, 2015
It's basically never an apt comparison.
by Igor Volsky Feb 18, 2015
George W. Bush promised to restore America's military might, a campaign platform his brother Jeb -- and his foreign policy advisers -- are embracing some 15 years later.
by Jessica Goldstein Feb 5, 2015
On Brian Williams, the psychology of memory, and how we all want to make ourselves the hero of the story.
by Beenish Ahmed Dec 4, 2014
The bill affords $63.7 billion to “overseas contingency operations” in Afghanistan and Iraq. Didn't President Obama promise to end those wars?
by Beenish Ahmed Dec 1, 2014
It’s not just cash that’s been lost to corruption.
by Beenish Ahmed Nov 24, 2014
“They chose Hagel for a job that just turned out to be very different than what was expected with the rise of ISIS."