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September 18, 2014 - 8:58am
It’s a mess in the Middle East but not clear how the US helps by making it messier. As we arm questionable “allies,” remember: getting Syrian is...
September 11, 2014 - 6:15am
On the eve of September 11th, the President outlined an intense military escalation in the Middle East without clear rationale or achievable goals,...
September 4, 2014 - 6:12am
As the Obama administration escalates military actions, it would do well to reread a history book on what quagmires did to LBJ's domestic agenda. As...
August 28, 2014 - 7:28am
The US escalates action against ISIS with the threat of plunging into another war, but we are more likely to hear about ice buckets and who has...
August 21, 2014 - 10:58am
We're wary of sending tanks back into Iraq and alarmed by Russian tanks near Ukraine. Meanwhile we witness police on military tanks rolling through...
August 14, 2014 - 10:09am
An unarmed black teen is gunned down in Ferguson and now protesters face a militarized police force keeping the peace with instruments of war...
August 7, 2014 - 7:22am
After weeks of casualties and clashes, rocket fire and ratcheted-up rhetoric, Israel and Hamas have an uneasy ceasefire, but even without fire, the...
July 31, 2014 - 7:48am
The House Republicans could be pursuing solutions to the migrant youth at the border or sensible answers to our energy problems, but instead are...
July 24, 2014 - 7:56am
At first, it seemed it must be an accident -- why would rebels shoot down a passenger flight sending hundreds of families into mourning and shocking...
July 17, 2014 - 7:50am
Many residents of Detroit may have their water shut off. No matter how broken the city or broke the residents, can't we keep a little hope, and a...
July 10, 2014 - 6:33am
The crisis of tens of thousands of childrenfrom Central America crossing the US border isn't isolated, nor only about immigrationbut about how we act...
July 3, 2014 - 8:03am
The Supreme Court ruled against women, reproductive health, family planning and science, deciding the rights corporations count more. The Justices...