17 March 2006
THE AMERICAN PRISON CAMP at Guantanamo Bay is on the southeast corner! of Cuba, a sliver of land the United States has occupied since 1903. Long ago, it was irrigated from lakes on the other side of the island, but Cuban President Fidel...
15 March 2006
Coverage and analysis of the recent Hamas victory in the Palestinian parliamentary elections has been prolific. Most coverage, however, fails to look at this event in a broad historical context, as one of many features of the political...
14 March 2006
Foreign policy, legal and human rights authorities are raising serious questions about the credibility of the U.S. State Department’s annual report on human rights, released last week.

The response of Noah S. Leavitt, an...
26 February 2006
A march had been planned for February 28, the eve of the scheduled March 1 evictions of Hurricane Katrina victims.  FEMA moved the evictions to March 15, so activists have moved the march to March 14.  A press conference on Capitol Hill...
24 February 2006
Maybe we should be careful about making common cause with born-again free speech advocates who never showed any tolerance for it until it became a handy club for bashing Muslims.

Before the furor over the Danish cartoons...
24 February 2006
President Bush, in his recent State of the Union address, identified “radical Islam” as Oceania’s – did I say Oceania? I meant America’s – latest mortal enemy. Given that prior to its annual marketing release a SOTU address has undergone...

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