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The real lesson from the Hillary Clinton email imbroglio

2 months agoNews : The Great Debate

The amount of real and virtual paper produced by government has increased at a pace that far outstrips anyone’s ability to put it in order, let alone make it intelligible.

Can new trade deals help solve the Ukrainian conflict?

2 months agoNews : The Great Debate

One key reason for the outbreak of hostilities was Moscow wanted Kiev to join the Russian-led Eurasian Customs Union, not the European Union Association Agreement.

Four reasons to raise women’s pay that should make men happy

2 months agoNews : The Great Debate

Just paying women fairly, according to one analysis of federal data, would cut the poverty rate for working women in half.

Taking back Tikrit and Mosul from Islamic State isn’t necessarily a good thing

2 months agoNews : The Great Debate

Victory won’t come quickly, or easily for the combined forces of the central Iraqi government, Shi’ite militias, Kurdish fighters and Sunnis who have learned to loath IS. But through sheer weight of numbers, as well as Iranian and American military assistance, should do the trick.

Why do European Muslim girls look to Islamic State for marriage material?

2 months agoNews : The Great Debate

The more anxious women are about their economic future, one study shows, the more likely they are to turn to and support religious fundamentalism.

Netanyahu at the Capitol: Political points scored, Israel’s security undermined

2 months agoNews : The Great Debate

As Netanyahu belted out a collection of recycled warnings and laments about the threat of Iran that have been uttered countless times before -- most frequently by Netanyahu himself -- it was clear the Israeli prime minister had already accomplished his political goals back home just by showing up.

Rob Cox: Silicon Valley’s boom-boom room moment

2 months agoNews : The Great Debate

These days the talk of the geek enclave isn’t the latest Mary Meeker report or mega-IPO but complex legal complaints alleging naughty behavior by leading venture capitalists. The lawsuits are the latest reminder that the tech industry’s moral exceptionalism is undeserved.

Why Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s defense will not face an impartial jury in Marathon bombing trial

2 months agoNews : The Great Debate

Can Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the accused Boston bomber, hope to receive a fair trial in Boston? His defense lawyers doubt it. They have sought on three occasions to move the trial out of the city, citing evidence the community was too affected by the bombing to produce an impartial jury.

Too bad Emanuel’s not running for most unlikeable man in Chicago

2 months agoNews : The Great Debate

Even the meanest of mayors has got to throw the peasants a trinket or two every now and then

How war in Ukraine led to Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov’s death

2 months agoNews : The Great Debate

Disagreement over Russia’s role in Ukraine -- and Ukraine’s role in Russia -- has become the most bitter issue dividing Russians today.

The Supreme Court hears an Obamacare fairytale

2 months agoNews : The Great Debate

Congressional intent will be hotly debated in the U.S. Supreme Court this Wednesday in King v. Burwell, the latest litigation vehicle being deployed by opponents of Obamacare.

Netanyahu invite is a symptom of Boehner’s grudge match against the U.S. Constitution

2 months agoNews : The Great Debate

John Boehner's decision to invite a foreign head of government to address Congress without first consulting the sitting president has no precedent in U.S. history. For a simple reason. It’s unconstitutional.

Lessons from the death of Russia’s Boris Nemtsov, a Putin foe

2 months agoNews : The Great Debate

It is important to find out -- though we may never do so -- if the trail for Boris Nemtsov’s murder on Friday leads to the top of the Russian government: yet in one sense it doesn’t matter.

The real reason nobody minds that American money deeply influences Israeli politics

2 months agoNews : The Great Debate

The introduction of private American money helps the internal politics of each country bleed into each other in increasingly partisan ways.

The horror of ‘Jihadi John’ and the ‘Jihadi Janes’ coming to join him

2 months agoNews : The Great Debate

Once again,this past week, the Brits have found that a fellow citizen wishes to either kill them or convert them to a particular interpretation of Islam.

The lone-wolf militant: Feelings of inadequacy taken out on the world

2 months agoNews : The Great Debate

As the high-tech war against the Islamic State and al Qaeda rages on with drones, air strikes, and artillery in the Middle East and Africa, a disturbing low-tech front is flaring up in the West using Kalashnikovs, explosives and axe...

All about Iran: One-note Netanyahu goes totally tone deaf

2 months agoNews : The Great Debate

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is not having a good election. Recent polls show his right-wing Likud Party running neck-in-neck with Labor, or in some cases, running behind.

Rob Cox: Welcome to the new, global Tangentopoli

2 months agoNews : The Great Debate

Corruption is causing trouble for elites from Sao Paulo to Virginia and Santiago to London. Inequality can be a tolerable byproduct of free-market capitalism, but not when the winners are profiting from a rigged system. As a new book argues, such gains encourage radicalism.

Hybrid war: The real reason fighting stopped in Ukraine – for now

2 months agoNews : The Great Debate

President Vladimir Putin understands how insurgencies work better than any other Russian leader. We are watching this play out right now in Ukraine.

For the Arab world, lots of new channels, but still the same old story

2 months agoNews : The Great Debate

In the weeks and months before its launch, Alarab news channel promised to be something revolutionary in the Middle East: an independent source of news.

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