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Which is more useless? Missile defense or total surveillance?
Mandela's first visit to the U.S. in 1990s revealed how much America had yet to learn about the anti-apartheid leader who had captured the nation's imagination.
Fear? A simple need for speed? Or something else?
The National Nuclear Security Administration's new Stockpile Stewardship and Management Plan is as grandiose as it is unconscionable.
It regained prominence with the release of the 2011 film "Of Gods and Men."
Is Pakistan a country that might, as opposed to the United States, actually find tactical nuclear weapons useful?
The former East Germany's Stasi used similar justifications as the U.S. for total surveillance.
Foreigners and non-white Americans have been under surveillance for decades.
They had been on the State Department's watch list, but were further downgraded in this years's Trafficking in Persons report.
China's about-face on HFCs at the Sunnylands summit is a really big deal.