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While Israel uses soccer to bolster its international image, it has violently oppressed the Palestinian national soccer team.
Hey, the Afghan Taliban are sensitive guys.
Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl's release proves Obama can do more to fulfill his pledge of closing down the detention facility at Guantanamo Bay.
Hungarians can be a mistrustful lot.
Yes, the far right performed well in Europe's elections. But wherever voters had a clear choice between economic democracy and right-wing xenophobia, they went left.
Nearly one-fifth of seats in the European Parliament will now be held by parties devoted to destroying it from within.
We are not passive objects of the surveillance state. We are active subjects of our own YouTube channels.
To those critical of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, compassion seems to be a liability in war.
Events appear to be moving toward a political solution to the East-West standoff over Ukraine. But as Clausewitz once noted: “Against stupidity, no amount of planning will prevail.”
Trading Taliban prisoners for Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl may not have been ideal, but, as they say, the perfect is enemy of the good.