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Tuesday, 22 January 2013 17:40

Do Gun Control Laws Control Guns?

The gun control controversy is only the latest of many issues to be debated almost solely in terms of fixed preconceptions, with little or no examination of hard facts.
Is the United States preparing to let the French hang out to dry in their dramatic military intervention in Mali? In the cynical game of big power rivalry, a setback …
Sunday, 20 January 2013 18:42

A New U.S. Grand Strategy

Why walkable communities, sustainable economics, and multilateral diplomacy are the future of American power.
A poisonous unraveling of U.S. relations with Russia in recent months represents more than the failure of President Obama’s first-term attempt to “reset” badly frayed bilateral relations. It threatens pillars …
With the fiscal cliff averted for now, it'll be a few weeks until the debt ceiling debate is the next major money issue in Washington. Luckily, some economists say that …
A Chinese think-tank (via Zero Hedge) has predicted that military conflict between China and Japan is inevitable now, thanks in part to US meddling in the Asia-Pacific region.
Monday, 24 December 2012 05:42

Time To Address The Connecticut Tragedy

The fatal shootings in Newtown, Connecticut on December 14, which claimed the lives of 28 people, including 20 innocent children under the age of 10, once again brought to light …
Wednesday, 19 December 2012 16:38

Guns And Culture In America

Here’s an interesting statistic: the second-highest rate of gun ownership in the world is in Yemen, a largely tribal, extremely poor country. The highest is in the United States, where …
Tuesday, 11 December 2012 21:31

Secret Documents Americans Deserve to See

Many documents produced by the U.S. government are confidential and not released to the public for legitimate reasons of national security. Others, however, are kept secret for more questionable reasons.
Feeling panicked about the so-called “fiscal cliff?” Don’t be. At worst, if would be more of a “ramp” than a cliff, since effects would be spread out over time.
Saturday, 08 December 2012 17:37

End The War On Terror And Save Billions

As we debate whether the two parties can ever come together and get things done, here’s something President Obama could probably do by himself that would be a signal accomplishment …
It is amazing to watch politicians trying to weasel their way around their promises. President Obama is providing us with a good illustration of the art.
As President Barack Obama approaches the daunting challenges of his second term, confronting such complex issues as the "Fiscal Cliff," unemployment, immigration and foreign wars, it is imperative that he …
Wednesday, 21 November 2012 20:16

Obama Entangled In Internal Rifts

Barack Obama was reelected as president of the United States not because of his good record in running the country over the past four years but because of Republican challenger …
Tuesday, 20 November 2012 17:18

Obama Weaves Web of Deceit on Gaza War

When Barack Obama finally spoke out publicly about the Israeli assault on Gaza, at a press conference, he wove an astonishingly thick web of deception and distortion.
Monday, 19 November 2012 17:01

Obama’s Reelection and Iran’s Interests

Before the presidential election in the United States, hypotheses were made on which candidate, Barack Obama or Mitt Romney, would be of greater benefit for Iran over the next four …
The world economy would bear substantial costs if the United States took steps to significantly escalate the conflict with Iran over its controversial nuclear programme, according to the findings of …
Saturday, 17 November 2012 19:01

The Reason for Obama’s Victory

Barack Obama stays in the White House for another 4 years but discussions at political circles and media still continue on the factors for his success and the his challenges …
Thursday, 15 November 2012 10:24

Silencing Gen. Petraeus

The evidence that Gen. David Petraeus, formerly the commander of U.S. troops in Afghanistan, the author of the current Army field manual, Princeton Ph.D., and, until last week, the director …
Wednesday, 14 November 2012 20:00

Obama’s Hands Tied When It Comes to Iran

Barack Obama’s reelection has been described by many in the West as an event that will usher in a new era in the U.S. government’s policy toward Iran.