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It isn’t easy, but here’s how you bring down powerful men accused of rape

2 months agoNews : The Great Debate

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.

No, a Russian military occupation of Ukraine isn’t on the table

2 months agoNews : The Great Debate

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.

Time to end the authorization for endless war

2 months agoNews : The Great Debate

A future president could use the dangerous 2001 force authorization law to wage costly, unauthorized wars with little congressional oversight.

Islamic State plays on humanity’s ‘death instinct’

2 months agoNews : The Great Debate

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?

Soros: There is no idyllic pre-Citizens United era to return to

2 months agoNews : The Great Debate

Since the decision, spending millions on elections has increasingly come to be seen as an acceptable form of political activity.

Signs of desperation in West’s latest moves to halt Ukraine crisis

2 months agoNews : The Great Debate

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.

Life is harsh under Islamic State. But what’s the alternative?

2 months agoNews : The Great Debate

No current force or coalition seems capable of completely driving Islamic State off the map and establishing an alternate form of government.

What Islamic State got out of burning a man alive

2 months agoNews : The Great Debate

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...

Will Brian Williams keep his job? One key factor that will help decide.

2 months agoNews : The Great Debate

Williams is a news anchor - but also a celebrity. And the public generally cuts celebrities a break.

Arming Ukraine may put all fo the West in danger

2 months agoNews : The Great Debate

A dangerous, possibly irreversible, dynamic of conflict is taking hold of Russian-Western relations.

‘The Communist Manifesto’ (2015 edition)

2 months agoNews : The Great Debate

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.

Grisly Guantanamo stories refuse to go away

2 months agoNews : The Great Debate

Evidence of abuse at Guantanamo, including on video, is mounting.

The war between Congress and the White House

2 months agoNews : The Great Debate

What we’re seeing now is the White House and Congress each acting as if the other doesn’t exist.

A President Jeb Bush would trample on Reagan’s legacy

2 months agoNews : The Great Debate

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.

Rob Cox: When CEOs are worth more as former CEOs

2 months agoNews : The Great Debate

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.

Iran is using Israel to distract from its real aims in the Persian Gulf

2 months agoNews : The Great Debate

That these two countries are enemies has been taken for granted by most, but is rarely examined or questioned.

Why we should worry about domestic drones and how to bring them down

2 months agoNews : The Great Debate

A permanent electromagnetic shield around the White House, with jammers able to saturate a wide spectrum, could interfere with reception across the whole neighborhood.

Is war between Hezbollah and Israel inevitable?

2 months agoNews : The Great Debate

Hezbollah is playing a dangerous game that could end badly for all involved

Vast majority of those who fought Iraq, Afghan wars won’t get pensions

2 months agoNews : The Great Debate

The Pentagon can’t offer greater retirement benefits for those serving in combat zones or in critical specialties.

Vaccines: The best way to persuade parents is the worst for kids

2 months agoNews : The Great Debate

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...

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