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April 29, 2013
Op-ed by Raha Wala. Vice President Biden and Senator McCain are right. What’s at stake here is nothing less than the only official documentary record of the post-9/11 CIA detention and...
April 22, 2013
Op-ed by Retired Navy Rear Admirals John Hutson and Donald J. Guter. The fundamental question of whether Guantanamo should even exist as a prison has been lost in the cacophony over hunger strikes...
April 14, 2013
Op-ed by Brian Dooley. The promoters of Bahrain's Grand Prix urge you to "Imagine your moment." It's a great slogan. It's supposed to reflect "the excitement from all Formula 1 fans... as well as...
March 19, 2013
Op-ed by Elisa Massimino. Recently a lawmaker in Greece’s national parliament denounced his government’s call for Greeks to observe a day of commemoration, calling it “unacceptable.” The target of...
March 11, 2013
Op-ed by Daphne Eviatar. Sulaiman Abu Ghaith's case clearly belongs in a civilian U.S. court. It's unfortunate that some lawmakers have used this case to whip up hysteria and champion the failed...
March 02, 2013
Op-ed by Lieutenant General Harry E. Soyster, USA (Ret.). Since the Sept. 11 attacks, U.S. presidents have claimed broad new powers in the name of fighting terrorism. Although some of these...
February 26, 2013
Op-ed by Gabor Rona. After many years of trying in vain to find the line between lawful and unlawful court-ordered killing, Supreme Court Justice Harry Blackmun threw up his hands. "From this day...
February 06, 2013
Op-ed by Elisa Massimino. It’s been four years since President Barack Obama signed an executive order banning torture and eight years since the CIA shelved the torture techniques euphemistically...
February 05, 2013
Op-ed by C. Dixon Osburn. John Brennan has said U.S. drone policy is "establishing precedents that other nations may follow, and not all of them [read China, Russia, Iran] will be nations that...
February 02, 2013
Op-ed by Diana Sayed. Women activists have protested all over the world against sexual violence in Egypt. The protests, which took place in front of Egyptian embassies in 20 capitals worldwide and...

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