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Liberal democracy contains within it the very seeds of the American empire's destruction.
The Iraqi parliament is spending $50 million on armored cars for itself.
"Don't let the door hit you on the way out" sounds even worse in Arabic than in English.
U.S. psychologists cast ethics aside when they forged relationships with the state to aid in torture.
The United Nations War Crimes Commission's records documenting the birth of modern international criminal law have been neglected for nearly 70 years.
American officials believe that Iran would retaliate against the United States even if the U.S. doesn't take part.
The soldiers who dumped copies of the Qur'an into an incinerator may as well have set fire to a religion.
The problem with hyping national security threats is that it nudges greater threats such as global warming off the public's radar screen.
The sixth Summit of the Americas in Colombia could prove to be an awkward weekend for President Obama.
The price of gasoline is determined by world commodity markets, not President Obama.