Regions / North America
You think the 1985 Pressler amendment -- which banned most U.S. aid to Pakistan unless U.S. certified it had no nuclear weapons -- made Pakistan mad?
In the 2010 fiscal year alone, the U.S. Border Patrol nabbed 447,000 would-be illegal immigrants along the southern border. In 2009, 417 were found dead, meeting their end in an attempt at a better life.
Our troops are best supported by using them in the most judicious -- and just -- manner possible.
A new documentary, Better this World, looks at the role of FBI informants in the domestic war on terror.
As the U.S. military wreaks havoc in faraway places around the world, a new book sheds light on the historical and continuing damage done to native peoples and their lands within the United States and its colonial holdings.
What will be the legacy of Robert Gates: trimming Pentagon bloat or holding the line against deeper cuts?
Iran may catch a break as the United States weighs invasions of both Libya and Syria instead.
Public sector unions are among the only institutions that still stand against the unchecked influence of corporations. And they are under attack.
President Obama's speech in El Paso on May 10 put the immigration debate back on the table. In reaffirming his commitment to comprehensive immigration reform, he attempted to reframe a debate that has been dominated by a focus on security.
In his speech about Afghanistan there was a serious disconnect between President Obama's rhetoric and plans.