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With Osama bin Laden's demise, it's high time that our leaders realize that short-term gains from alliances with tyrannical regimes aren't worth the long-term problems they foster.
As anti-government protests in Syria showed no sign of abating, the U.S. State Department Monday denied that it was seeking the regime's ouster.
Much of North Korea's population is starving, yet its government pours money into missile and nuclear programs. Such behavior seems to be the height of irrationality. But North Korea is only following the international community's - especially America's - example.
Let's shrink our military footprint.
Since it is the 200th anniversary of the British Luddite protests this month, that movement has been getting some attention.
The exhibition, "Artists in Exile: Forgotten Iraqi Refugees in Syria," seeks to bridge cultural gaps between the United States and Arab and Middle Eastern countries.
Glenn Beck has made a point of aggressively singling out Frances Fox Piven, professor of political science and sociology at the CUNY Graduate Center, as especially dangerous to American life and liberty. In this interview, she comments on the attacks and what they say about the current state of American democracy.
Actions will include a protest in front of the White House at noon.
After promising his budget proposal would stick closely to the bipartisan deficit reduction commission's recommendations, his actual blueprint looks like a work of ideological posture of his own creation.
Libyan protesters asked for help, but the military attacks they're getting may actually create a whole new set of problems that could last a very long time.