The Court Martial of Bradley Manning
Fibonacci Blue via photopin (cc) The Court Martial of Bradley Manning A complicated man at the center of a complicated trial On Monday, Bradley Manning, the U.S. Army soldier who leaked hundreds of thousands of classified documents to Wikileaks, begins his court-martial for espionage charges. Manning himself is a... Read more
The 1990s All Over Again
The 1990s All Over Again President Obama’s new direction in the war on terror turns back the clock In a landmark speech Thursday at National Defense University, President Obama laid out a new direction for the war on terrorism. “I believe,” he told a packed auditorium filled with journalists,... Read more
The Uncomfortable Questions Not Raised by Benghazi The press and Congress are asking the wrong questions The eight-month controversy over the attacks on a U.S. outpost in Benghazi reintensified last week, as the former Deputy Chief of Mission in Tripoli testified before a panel at the House of Representatives.... Read more
Obama Alone Can’t Close Guantanamo, But Here’s What He Can Do
Kathleen T. Rhem/American Forces Press Service Obama Alone Can’t Close Guantanamo, But Here’s What He Can Do  This week, President Obama renewed his call, made almost half a decade ago, to close the Guantanamo Bay prison. Calling the prison “against American interests,” the President said it had become a... Read more
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