Trust was gone. It just wasn't fun anymore. Our student enrollment decreased and we reduced our fleet of airplanes.
Weakened power over opinion raises the cost and lowers the probability of achieving everything the U.S. attempts in foreign policy. Getting our own house in order, setting an enviable example, best serves domestic and foreign policy objectives.
Should a federal judge review the government's decision to launch a lethal drone attack against a suspected terrorist? While the instinct is right, any review scheme must strike the correct balance between liberty and security.
October 7, 2011 marks the ten year anniversary of our involvement in Afghanistan, the longest war in U.S. History. So, one full decade, many lives and a few trillion dollars later, are we winning?
The U.S.-led 'War on Terror' has resulted in the erosion of hard-fought human rights achievements, including the absolute prohibition on torture, and undermined accountability mechanisms against governmental abuses of power.
I don't know if my methodology would yield better results than the U.S. government's strategy (which failed to find a single trader) during the last ten years. But I'm certain the results couldn't be any worse.
Ten years later, we need to take stock of how 9/11 shaped history. We also need to ask where the Free World, particularly the U.S., made mistakes that amplified the impact of 9/11 beyond what it should have been.
All of that equipment then facilitated a dramatic rise in the number and use of paramilitary police units, more commonly
What if there were a viable, scientific means to significantly reduce the possibility of terrorist attacks, but because the approach is new and different, the most technologically advanced countries have not taken notice?
A decade after four planes were hijacked and used in an attack against the United States, many are reflecting on the events