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Condoleeza Rice Tells Grads To Find People They Disagree WIth
"Don’t allow yourself the easy course of the constant amen to everything that you say.”
CIA in the Crosshairs
Hofstra Journalism Professor
The Showtime documentary, "The Spymasters: CIA in the Crosshairs," which will air Saturday night, pulls the curtain back on America's most secret agency and sheds light on its successes and failures.
Reading the Pictures:
The Senate CIA Torture Report and Our Favorite Rice Photo of All Time
Publisher of the visual politics and media literacy site, Read...
This ran in a NYT article in the Music section dated April 9, 2006, and it read, as we posted at the time, like "fiddling while Iraq burns." In light of the Senate C.I.A. torture report summary released yesterday, however, it strikes a different chord.
Commencement Speakers, Academic Freedom and the Pursuit of Excellence
Dr. Diana E. Sheets
Research Scholar, University of Illinois; political commentato...
Intellectual growth necessitates becoming exposed to differing ideas and world views -- even if they threaten our core values and beliefs. To do less is to relinquish academic freedom in favor of social conformity.
The U.S. Cuba Embargo: Making Diplomacy Impossible
Dr. Arturo Lopez-Levy is a lecturer at the Political Science D...
Instead of seeking a superficial fix, the United States needs to lift its trade embargo on Cuba or at least remove the country from the state terrorism list. The time has come to normalize economic ties, improve political relations, and allow financial transactions to function regularly.
The Chuck Hagel Bombshell
Adjunct Professor, Norwich University; Fellow Foreign Policy A...
It is the death throes of the neoconservatives' hold on United States foreign policy that makes the confirmation of Hagel and the installation of the Biden-Kerry-Hagel team so critically important for the United States and the world.
A Response to Kathryn Bigelow's Latest Statement on
Zero Dark Thirty
Movie Critic for ReThink Reviews
Zero Dark Thirty
ignores the fact that America's torture program inspired anti-U.S. sentiment around the world, causing many to vow revenge on the U.S. and its allies.
Susan Rice Is President Obama's Call to Make for Secretary of State
Earl Ofari Hutchinson
Earl Ofari Hutchinson is an author and political analyst
There are legitimate questions and concerns that should be raised about the deaths of the four Americans at Benghazi. But to use that terrible event to discredit the legion of ground-breaking, successful foreign policy accomplishments of the Obama Administration is beyond unconscionable.
NFL Style Series: NFL's Revamped Women's Clothing Line (PHOTOS)
Football is no longer just for the guys, and the NFL is encouraging its female fans to show their love of the game with their
Baghdad vs Benghazi: A Tale of Two Rices
Business, Media + Culture Writer
If Susan Rice must be held to account, so must Condoleeza Rice. Leading America into a costly and deadly war that has no real signs of ending has been a detriment to our economy and families everywhere who've lost family members or had them return home in a condition far worse than when they left.
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Condoleezza Rice: GOP Sent 'Mixed Messages' On Immigration And Women's Issues
"Right now for me the most powerful argument is that the changing demographics in the country really necessitates an even
Your Start-Up Life: Find Leaders Better Than You
CEO, The Creative Class Group & Best-Selling Author, Upgrade
A modern day super-activist, Executive Director and co-founder of One Jamie Drummond's adversaries are global poverty, hunger, climate change, AIDS and other infectious diseases. His mission is literally to help save millions of lives.
The 'Empty Chair' in Tampa Belonged to George W. Bush
N. E. Marsden
Founder, FIT Media Coalition on Embedded Advertising
Eastwood's gag dramatically (and some would say brilliantly) turned the spotlight on Obama, while deflecting attention from the president who was missing. After all, Eastwood "talked" to Barack Obama. No one talked to Bush.
Condoleezza Rice: U.S. Voice In World Affairs Has Been 'Muted' Under Obama
Rice, who speaks Wednesday night to the Republican National Convention, sought to tout Mitt Romney's foreign policy credentials
Condoleezza Rice Advises Mitt Romney On VP Pick
Condoleezza Rice has some thoughts on what Mitt Romney should be looking for in a running mate. Below, other Republicans
Jennifer Lopez Praises Women at the Glamour Awards
Author, 'Kerouac's Spontaneous Poetics'
Lopez received the final award in the star-studded Carnegie Hall tribute that also honored Gabrielle Giffords,
's Lea Michele, Arianna Huffington and Gloria Steinem for "starting it all."
It's Not Because Cain Is Black
Political and Pop Culture Analyst
What is bringing Herman Cain down isn't his color, but rather his
comments and gestures he's been accused of by women who've felt harassed and threatened by him, and frightened and angry enough to have filled out complaint reports.
Michael Brown Spreads Katrina Blame In New Book
In his new book “Deadly Indifference,” Michael Brown, the FEMA director when Hurricane Katrina hit the Gulf Coast, charges
An Unsanitized Look at the Origins of the Iraq War
Joseph A. Palermo
Author, historian, professor
The debacle in Iraq is not merely a result of errors in planning or poor decision-making. Soldiers are still risking their lives every day in Iraq, "combat" or no "combat," and many more will die for this policy our neo-con leaders handed down to us.
Jon Stewart, Keith Richards, Condoleeza Rice: Big Bestsellers Coming This Fall
BookExpo America -- where 30,000 booksellers, publishers and authors mingled to talk up the fall book season -- concluded
International Women's Day: 13 Essential Books On Equality For Women (PHOTOS, POLL)
It's International Women's Day and the theme this year is equal rights, equal opportunity and progress for all. HuffPost
Condoleezza Rice Endorses Whitman for Governor
Just over a year after she got out of the political spotlight, a familiar headliner is putting her name back in the news
THE WORLD POST
The War on Terrorism Ends; and the Winner is... China
A Washington-based global policy analyst
The American neglect of the Asia-Pacific region and its policy concerns has not only alienated its friends in the region. It has also hurt long term U.S. economic and strategic interests.
Sam Stein Discusses Cheney 2012, Condoleeza Rice's Afghanistan Comments On Rachel Maddow Show (VIDEO)
Stein is confused as to why Condoleeza Rice is speaking out now and thinks that Rice's statements fit the same mold as those
Ridge Says Bushies Exploited Terror Threats for Political Purposes. No S**t, Sherlock
Political and Pop Culture Analyst
The Ridge revelation is a huge story, but not a surprising one. Anyone with half a brain knew that the Bushies waged their own terror campaign for political advantage leading up to the 2004 election.
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