Monthly Archives: October 2012


Letting Go of ‘Loose Nukes’

Relax. It's okay if Russia wants to pay for its own security.


Blue Planet

What if the world could vote in the U.S. election?

Turtle Bay

Sandy slams U.N. headquarters

The U.N.'s newly renovated landmark building on First Avenue was still reeling Wednesday from the impact of superstorm Sandy, which flooded Turtle Bay's third basement ...


Was a North Korean General Really Executed by Mortar Fire?

Who knows? But it has the ring of truth.


No, Obama Did Not Abandon Poland

How the administration has tightened relations with Warsaw.


Yelling fire in a crowded Twitter?

New York City Councilman Peter Vallone (via Twitter, naturally) says he's talking to the Manhattan District Attorney about the possibility of charges against hedge fund ...


We Are All Venetians Now

Are the world's major cities ready for the rising waters and freak storms of tomorrow?

The E-Ring

ANSF unable to sustain self by 2014, warns watchdog

In its latest scathing audit about the state of Afghanistan, the independent U.S. watchdog for war spending said on Wednesday that country was likely “incapable” ...


The Collaborator’s Song

We often ask why some people choose to resist authoritarian regimes. But the better question might be why so many decide to cooperate.


Iowa and Texas to OSCE election observers: Stand back or face arrest

Last week we noted Florida Rep. and Senate candidate Connie Mack's freakout over the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe  -- which he seemed ...

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