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Syria’s chemical weapons = Israel’s nuclear weapons.
America's foreign policy hawks are no longer counting on Iran to collapse, but North Korea and Cuba remain the "Teetering Twosome."
Other states watch our struggles with a blend of concern and schadenfreude.
The awarding of the Nobel Peace Prize to the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) challenges the illegal and ineffective U.S. policy of going to war against alleged chemical-weapons-possessing countries.
While over four million moved from East Germany to West when the Berlin Wall fell, two million migrated in the other direction.
In turning its back on big business, the Tea Party Caucus may have taken an important step in freeing itself from the influence of big money.
The U.S. government should transfer Abu Anas al-Libi to the United States for a civilian trial in federal court.
A mindless, voracious invasive species threatens to take over politics as surely as the maritime version took over the Black Sea.
From sanctions to Snowden to drones.
There's still no credible evidence that the NSA's massive digital surveillance has disrupted any terrorist plots.