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Not only is it the right thing to do, but severing our ties with Saudi Arabia makes political sense.
American officials have been slow to recognize and treat mental health disorders in Guantanamo detainees.
Deterrence must share credit with the nuclear taboo for keeping us from nuclear war.
As radioactivity levels continue to spike in Fukushima, Obama's support for nuclear power is unwavering.
Facing the challenges of a world at the edge -- from Japan to the Greater Middle East, from a shaky global economic system to weather that has become anything but entertainment -- the United States looks increasingly incapable of coping.
Tension between President Obama and Secretary of Defense Gates over military spending may have been scripted.
A secret operation to run guns across the border to Mexican drug cartels -- overseen by U.S. government agents -- threatens to become a major scandal for the Obama administration.
"Virtual deterrence" may sound like a step in the right direction to disarmament advocates, but it could actually grease the skids to nuclear war.
Is Pentagon pork, which has been off the table for decades, finally on the budget-cutting menu?
Al Qaeda turns web tricks to its own uses.