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  • Global war, no, failed states, yes

     
    by Mark Silva There is no "global war on terrorism.'' That's the first thing that Anthony Cordesman, a seasoned expert on national security, has to say about the failed Christmas Day bomb-attempt on a U.S.-bound airliner. Inasmuch as we've had...
  • American departure will leave behind carnage and ruin

    This is probably, but not certainly, the year that sees the end to the United States' three-decades-long effort to establish permanent American strategic bases in the Muslim Middle East and in Muslim Asia. This effort began before the 9/11 attacks on...

    We are all African: The argument for the commonality of mankind

     
    Christopher diCarlo got in trouble in 2005 when he suggested to his Critical Thinking students at Wilfred Laurier University in Waterloo, Canada, that scientific evidence proves that the human species originated in Africa. Some of his students...

    Global warming protesters ramp up with climate talks' failure

     
    The failure of global climate negotiations to slow greenhouse gas emissions is fueling protest movements in the U.S. and other countries, as the effects of sea level rise, longer droughts and stronger storms begin to take a toll. More than...

    CENTRAL ASIA: WikiLeaks dispatches reveal a Great Game for the 21st century

     
    The Americans were confounded. Maksat Idenov (pictured), the Harvard Business School-educated head of Kazakhstan’s state-owned oil company, had abruptly booted Guy Hollingsworth, a Chevron Corp. executive, from a meeting and from talks over a...