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Ruled by Rifles

Ruled by Rifles

We have to stop the guys with the guns from making their deranged rules–and fast.

National Insanity

National Insanity

Here’s how insanity erupts amidst the planet’s most rational society.

The Glory of War

Without the hype, presidents and generals wouldn’t be able to lure sane young men and women into the voracious maw of deathly chaos and unimaginable horror.

America the Exceptional

Surely the greatest country on earth would have the leading educational system in the world, but we don’t.

The New War Congress: An Obama-Republican War Alliance

To understand just how bad the 112th Congress, elected on November 2nd and taking office on January 3rd, is likely to be for peace on Earth, one has to understand how incredibly awful the 110th and 111th Congresses have been during the past four years and then measure the ways in which things are likely to become even worse.

Workshop on the Elimination of Nuclear Weapons in the United States

Workshop on the Elimination of Nuclear Weapons in the United States

A workshop and discussion about the steps the U.S. can take on its own to demonstrate leadership and commitment to the elimination of nuclear weapons and nuclear non-proliferation. The workshop will also address what we can do to pressure the government into taking such steps.

A World Made by War

When you look at me, you can’t mistake the fact that I’m of a certain age. But just for a moment, think of me as nine years old.

The Political Economy of African Responses to the U.S. Africa Command

The Political Economy of African Responses to the U.S. Africa Command

What accounts for African responses to the creation of the U.S. Africa Command? Rather than attributing negative reactions to Pentagon “public relations” errors, a content analysis of over 500 African news reports shows that countries sustaining high levels of growth with lower overall levels of foreign aid were more critical of AFRICOM – even if they are traditional American allies. The findings, to be published in Africa Today, suggest that recent economic progress among African countries is contributing to their policy latitude.

The Lessons of WikiLeaks

The leak has had more impact than many years of conventional media reporting about the Afghanistan War.