|Posts on Regator:||1969|
|Posts / Week:||10|
|Archived Since:||June 19, 2011|
Holding powerful men to account is rife with challenges. Proving sexual assault beyond a reasonable doubt is often legally difficult, especially when an alleged sexual predator is an influential public figure.
Unless the West wants to foot a $70 billion tab to bring Ukraine's military up to par with Russia's, it's time to look at some smarter alternatives.
A future president could use the dangerous 2001 force authorization law to wage costly, unauthorized wars with little congressional oversight.
Does Islamic State's brutality represent the frenzied unleashing of sadism on the part of psychopathic leaders, or a deliberate strategy intended to boost its “larger than life” image and cast a terrifying shadow that makes adversaries tremble and its followers cheer?
Since the decision, spending millions on elections has increasingly come to be seen as an acceptable form of political activity.
That German Chancellor Angela Merkel would risk visiting Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow with no guarantee of success shows just how dire things had become.
No current force or coalition seems capable of completely driving Islamic State off the map and establishing an alternate form of government.
If you were unconvinced that radical Islam, and the struggle against its violent acts, is really a war of ideas, the beheadings of two Japanese hostages and the burning alive of a Jordanian pilot by Islamic State should convince you...
Williams is a news anchor - but also a celebrity. And the public generally cuts celebrities a break.
A dangerous, possibly irreversible, dynamic of conflict is taking hold of Russian-Western relations.
The specters that have been held to haunt the Europe of today include Americanization, privatization, the far right, and the breakup of the euro, among others.
Evidence of abuse at Guantanamo, including on video, is mounting.
What we’re seeing now is the White House and Congress each acting as if the other doesn’t exist.
Even on Feb. 6, Reagan’s birthday, the fight over the meaning of American conservatism goes on: The Bush family thinking one thing, Reagan conservatives representing another.
Investors this week applauded the abrupt exits of bosses at Ally and Petrobras, whose market value surged by $8 bln. Ousters at McDonald’s recently and Microsoft in 2013 earned similar welcomes. The common thread seems to be relief after a CEO becomes entrenched and inflexible.
That these two countries are enemies has been taken for granted by most, but is rarely examined or questioned.
A permanent electromagnetic shield around the White House, with jammers able to saturate a wide spectrum, could interfere with reception across the whole neighborhood.
Hezbollah is playing a dangerous game that could end badly for all involved
The Pentagon can’t offer greater retirement benefits for those serving in combat zones or in critical specialties.
Measles is one of the most contagious infectious diseases known to man. If 100 people are in a room and one has measles, within the next three weeks, 90 of those exposed -- if not already vaccinated -- will come down with the diseas...