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Missile defense drives other states to build their nuclear-weapons arsenals, but depletes the United States’s own missile stockpile because its inaccuracy necessitates launching a hail of interceptors.
Responding to a cyber attack with nuclear weapons, incredible as it sounds, may be “on the table.”
For over a century, “surveillance blowback” from America’s wars has ensured the creation of massive internal surveillance state.
More than anything else, the Senate immigration reform bill is really a continuation of old policies.
From Edward Snowden to the Taliban-go-Miami Beach.
The case of activist Chen Guangcheng sheds light on how dependent American universities are becoming on tuition from Chinese students.
Your guide to how the U.S. immigration system affects women differently from men--and how the Senate bill will change it.
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?