Sep 25, 2013

Odds for Assad spike higher

It was already looking likely that President Bashar Assad's regime would survive. But the events of the past two weeks have made it virtually certain.

Jul 16, 2013

Of spies and whistleblowers

Edward Snowden, a former contractor to the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency, has been trapped in the transit lounge of Sheremetyevo airport in Moscow for the past two weeks, while the United States government strives mightily to get him back in its clutches. Recently it ...

May 1, 2013

Pressure cookers now WMD?

George W. Bush wasn't lying about Iraq after all. Saddam Hussein did have weapons of mass destruction ? pressure cookers in the homes of Iraqi officials.