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What's Wrong with Drones?
Originally Posted: 06/12/2013 - 8:49am | Type: Magazine Article

Duane Shank Under Christian ethics, drone warfare is neither just nor moral. SOME CHRISTIANS seeking moral gu ...

A Just Peace President: How We Can End the War on Terror
Originally Posted: 06/04/2013 - 5:39pm | Type: Blog

In his remarks at the National Defense University two weeks ago, President Obama stopped just one sentence short of declaring an end to the so-called “war on terror.” This is and always was a misnomer. It is a ...

The Permanent War
Originally Posted: 10/26/2012 - 2:42pm | Type: Blog

An in-depth look at U.S. counterterrorism policies, including targeted killings by drones. This week, the Washington Post published a major three-part series, written by three ...

The Careful (and Necessary) Work of Journalism
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:34am | Type: Blog

This week, <em>The Washington Post </em>ran a three-part series on the <a href="http://blog.sojo.net/2010/07/19/top-secret-america/">top secret counterterrorism organizations</a& ...

Top Secret America
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:34am | Type: Blog

<em>The </em><em>Washington Post</em> today blanketed the front page with this lede:</p> The Washington Post today blanketed the front page w ...

McChrystal vs. Obama: Battle of the 'Hard Hearts'?
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:34am | Type: Blog

Yesterday U.S. top Afghanistan warrior General Stan McChrystal was very publicly called to the carpet in the Oval Office. Sources say his job is on the line. Yesterday U.S. top Af ...

The Good News About Yesterday's Duel
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:18am | Type: Blog

I'm in Germany at the biannual <em>Kirchentag </em>festival of faith of the German churches, so I missed the news and analysis of President Barack Obama and former Vice President Dick Cheney&# ...

India's Challenge after Mumbai 26/11: Don't Repeat America's Mistakes
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 6:52am | Type: Blog

After the Mumbai terrorist attacks, India must not commit the same mistakes as the United States in its war on terror. After the Mumbai terrorist attacks, India must not commit th ...