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Don’t Go Back to Iraq

An Iraq War veteran and Marine urges U.S. politicians to avoid the slippery slope of military escalation in fighting ISIL.

Seth Moulton in Najaf, Iraq, during his second deployment as a U.S. Marine

We cannot go back to Iraq. But that is exactly where we are headed.

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Obama's Not a "Terrorist," But Lupe Fiasco Has a Point

The rapper's assessment of Obama is wrong, but he's right in saying that some American actions breed hatred.

Outspoken alt-rapper Lupe Fiasco is making headlines for calling President Obama "the biggest terrorist in America" yesterday. Fiasco fielded the accusation on the CBS News program What's Trending, after host Shira Lazar asked him about the notable political content of his music. "To me the biggest terrorist is Obama in the United States of America," Fiasco said. "I’m trying to fight the terrorism that’s causing the other forms of terrorism."

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What You Should Know About Yemen

How can we fight terrorism in a failing state?


How can we fight terrorism in a failing state?

The media frenzy over who’s to blame for allowing a bomber to hop on a flight with explosives sewn into his underwear isn't surprising. But it is distracting us from a much bigger question: What’s the deal with Yemen?

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When We Jumped to Conclusions: The 10 Worst Predictions for 2009

Prognostication is the halmark of punditry. Really, there are few better ways to garner media attention than with a bold, seemingly crazy...

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