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Monday, March 24, 2008
Not only aren't most of us following Iraq in the news, we turn our backs on books and movies that dramatize it. But folding a veteran's story within a thriller works wells, at least in author Mark Biskeborn's case. We Can't Take Iraq Neat, We Need a Chaser
Monday, March 17, 2008
Anna Poltikovskaya: One of the most courageous journalists ever. Pushing the Envelope of Journalism Until It's Inside-out
Tuesday, March 4, 2008
Is Iran's nuclear glass half-empty or half-full? Not Much Meat on It, But US Still Gnaws on Iran Bone
Tuesday, February 26, 2008
It seems like just yesterday, thanks in part to America's only woman Nobel Peace laureate, that the elimination of land mines was the feel-good story of the decade. Yet, nature abhors a vacuum and it wasn't long before they were replaced by cluster munitions as the world's most barbaric weapon this side of nuclear bombs. "Lethal Pinatas": Keeping Cluster Bombs from Kids
Tuesday, February 12, 2008
Or hard-right ploy to end immigration? Terrorists Crossing the Border: Genuine Threat?
Sunday, February 3, 2008
Does Barack Obama have it in him to be the political equivalent of Big Papi and carry us to the Promised Land? Will Our Championship Drought in the Super Bowl of Elections Ever End?
Tuesday, January 29, 2008
It's not just a breath of fresh air we need, but a total transformation. It's Not a New JFK We Need in Obama, But the Next Gorbachev
Friday, January 11, 2008
Star Medical Examiner's Compassion a Lesson to Splatter Film Fans Hostel, Saw? Have we crossed some kind of line?
Monday, January 7, 2008
No, why so few? School, Mall and Workplace Shootings: Why So Many?
Friday, January 4, 2008
It takes more -- or less -- than passing your citizenship test to become a true American. Un-becoming a Citizen
Wednesday, December 26, 2007
Are we being too hard on Hillary? In the spirit of the holiday season, shouldn't we let bygones be bygones? No, not when force has always been the option of first resort for her. Hillary's Telling the Truth -- That's the Problem
Monday, December 24, 2007
Why name names in the first place? It's hard to tell which paragon of good government he resembles more: J. Edgar Hoover or Joe McCarthy. Which sets a worse example for young T-ball players? Drug use or a witch hunt? Mitchell Report Fails to Step Up to Plate with a Plan
Sunday, December 9, 2007
We may have breathed a sigh of release over its release, but Iranian-American commentators smell a rat. Is the Iran NIE a Trojan Horse?
Monday, December 3, 2007
The sensational murder case you don't have to feel guilty about reading about instead of following Iraq. Foxy Knoxy and the Case of the Honorary Missing White Woman
Thursday, November 15, 2007
Treason is in the eye of the beholder. You All Know Hanoi Jane, Now Meet Tehran Todd
Wednesday, November 14, 2007
Today's indie rock is dogged by dumbed-down drumming and a general lack of soul. Left Behind: Black Music by White Musicians
Wednesday, October 31, 2007
We get it, Hillary -- you're tough. Your real problem is that we have so much trouble believing anything you say. Even When Hillary Gets It Right, We Still Don't Believe Her
Monday, October 22, 2007
If you go through life without making any enemies you're doing something wrong. If you go through life making a lot of enemies you're doing something worse. Homeland Security: The Lethal Illusion
Friday, October 12, 2007
Neglecting decorated members of the military who served in Iraq might strike a progressive or pacifist as a sign of opposition to our presence there. But the national indifference with which we treat Congressional Medal of Honor winners in general is actually a sign of a deep-seated malaise that, on the contrary, only serves to perpetuate war. Medals of Honor, Wars of No Honor
Wednesday, September 26, 2007
The US and Iran's mutual history can be broken down to three basic grievances: He hit me first, it's not fair, and you're a bully. A Child's Guide to US-Iran Relations
Friday, September 14, 2007
Americans are still as inattentive as ever. 9/11's Non-Legacy
Thursday, September 6, 2007
Vick encouraged bigots not only by planting a connection between blacks and dog fighting in their minds. He also resurrected the old canard that blacks aren't smart enough to play quarterback. Michael Vick: Adding Insult to Black People's Injury
Monday, August 20, 2007
To the Democratic Presidential candidates, defense spending is a sacred cow -- or a cash cow. Does a Force Field Protect Defense Spending from Democrats?
Friday, August 17, 2007
Hard evidence has been found that Bush engaged in insider trading while CEO of Harken Energy. Bush's First Crime: A Cold Case Warms Up
Tuesday, July 31, 2007
Completion of the war maestro's magnum opus requires not one more war -- Iran -- but two. The Bush Quartet
Wednesday, July 25, 2007
Getting her cover blown and her case thrown out of court was only the half of it. The Plame Affair: A Quartet of Betrayals
Monday, July 9, 2007
Some think this war was staged in part to let Rumsfeld act out his Rommel fantasy and send his specialized army racing around the desert. Maybe it was also intended as a test-run for state-of-the-art medical equipment and procedures. Is the American Public's Apathy About Iraq Actually an Encouraging Sign?
Thursday, July 5, 2007
As in Lawrence of Arabia. While with the CIA, the current SecDef was the lord of blowback. Gates of Hell
Wednesday, June 27, 2007
Pas de deux with Putin aside, Bush stomps around like another Russian president. Boris Bush
Thursday, June 21, 2007
Remember the "Nuclear Freeze"? Whatever happened to our dreams of disarmament? Come on, You Slacker Terrorists, Attack Us Already!
Friday, June 1, 2007
Two sides of the same coin. Bush Hatred, Self-Hatred
Thursday, May 24, 2007
Maybe it's time to bring back that term. Remember Jesus Freaks?
Monday, May 21, 2007
Americans don't talk about Iraq in polite company. Shhh. Maybe It Will Go Away
Thursday, April 19, 2007
Giuliani's popularity with Republicans is ironic in light of his weakness on "family values." But his campaign is saddled with another paradox. Giuliani's Other Paradox
Wednesday, March 28, 2007
Americans haven't faced an imminent attack, like the Iranians do, since the Cuban Missile Crisis. What's It Like Waiting Around to Be Bombed?
Thursday, March 1, 2007
Holding Iran to not one, but three, double standards is "bonkers." Greatest Expectations
Monday, January 22, 2007
Leading Democratic members of Congress? Don't hold your breath. They're "uncertain." Who Will Save Us from War with Iran?
Thursday, January 11, 2007
So much creative destruction, so little time. Just Like with Torture, Cheney's Got His Teeth Sunk into Iran
Thursday, December 21, 2006
In solidarity with our sister sites. Surf-veying the Progressive Web
Tuesday, December 12, 2006
An editor's perspective on Rob's appeal for funds. A Donation to OpEdNews Is an Investment in Yourself
Thursday, December 7, 2006
They often save their best for last. Kofi Annan's Parting Remarks on Our Nuclear Future -- or Lack Thereof
Thursday, November 30, 2006
Americans have to see us attack Iran to believe it. Hitting the Snooze Button on the Iran Alarm
Friday, November 3, 2006
Attacking Afghanistan, invading Iraq -- same difference. Was Afghanistan Really the Good War?
Wednesday, October 4, 2006
Is the shaky secretary of state, reeling from yet another assault on her credibility, all that stands between us and war with Iran? Is Condoleeza Rice Really Our Last Best Hope -- all that stands between us and war with Iran?
Monday, October 2, 2006
Solving Iraq entails thinking that's not only outside the box but over the top. Cut and Run or Carve It Up?
Tuesday, September 12, 2006
The administration not only feeds our fears -- its policies make sure they're justified. The Fear Factor Is More Than Just a Reality Show
Friday, September 1, 2006
Countries new to nuclear weapons live in blissful ignorance of their effects. Nuclear Virgins
Monday, August 21, 2006
Do all Muslims want to die? Iranian Death Trip
Wednesday, August 9, 2006
With the world in turmoil, the quest for serenity can't help but come off as narcissistic. Is Peace of Mind PC?
Saturday, August 5, 2006
Believe it or not, when killing civilians, Israel may have international law on its side. Death by Nuance
Thursday, August 3, 2006
9/ll theories have been stewing in their juices for five years. A confluence of events this past week suggests that the garbage can lid that's been tamping them down is ready to blow. Chain of Deceit: From the Pentagon to the 9/11 Commission to the Public
Tuesday, August 1, 2006
The startling transformation that killing civilians made from butchery to a recognized strategy. Painting a Target on Ourselves
Tuesday, July 25, 2006
Revenge is a dish best served in multiple servings. War and Harmony
Monday, July 17, 2006
How do we manage to get through our day without thinking about or discussing Iraq? Iraq? What a Buzzkill
Sunday, July 9, 2006
Recent actions by Bush & Co. suggest they're moving the pieces into place for an October surprise. Is the Administration Finally Ready to Pull the Trigger on bin Laden?
Monday, July 3, 2006
Unconcerned about NSA spying? How about if it leads to identity theft? NSA Warrantless Eavesdropping? Ho-Hum
Tuesday, June 27, 2006
Can the Pentagon afford to come clean in its fourth investigation of Pat Tillman's death? Friendly Fire, Fratricide. . . or Fragging?
Friday, June 23, 2006
Clinton's secretary of defense takes heat for advocating attack on North Korea missile site. Is a Preemptive Strike Ever Justified?