To Counter IS in Bangladesh, Look To The Bloggers
If the international community is concerned about the spread of IS in Bangladesh, it should pressure the government to provide a secure space for free media.
Even the Former Governor of New Hampshire Has No Idea Who Will Win Its Primary
John Sununu says if Trump or Cruz top the ticket, the Republicans will lose the Senate.
I Resign, Therefore I Am
Justice Minister Christiane Taubira didn’t just quit -- she tweeted goodbye, published a 94-page philosophical pamphlet, and dropped the mic on France’s rightward lurch.
The Pontiff and the Patriarch
Pope Francis and Patriarch Kirill are set to bridge a 1,000-year gulf.
Straight Talk on Afghan Peace Talks
Expectations for the Afghan peace process should be measured. With the Taliban’s increasing leverage in negotiations and refusal to join in the talks, lasting peace remains elusive.
Venezuela Is About to Go Bust
When the country defaults, a lot of people are going to lose a lot of money. And they deserve to.
The Obscure U.N. Body Behind the Ridiculous Claim Assange Is Arbitrarily Detained
The decision by the U.N. Working Group on Arbitrary Detention has come under harsh criticism.
Bollywood Star: Airlines That Don’t Let Me Perform Are Preventing Happiness
Five flight attendants were suspended after letting a Bollywood star perform over the in-flight speaker system.
Obama’s Disastrous Betrayal of the Syrian Rebels
How the White House is handing victory to Bashar al-Assad, Russia, and Iran.
That Little Problem With the Lord
People are claiming that Muslims, Christians, and Jews might have something in common. God forbid!
Serial Recap, Episode 6: Bergdahl Reaches His Breaking Point
Bowe Bergdahl thought the Army was failing him and other soldiers, but one incident pushed him over the edge
Chabahar Port: A Win for South Asia
The Chabahar port agreement is set to be finalized in the upcoming trilateral meeting in Delhi. With all players slated to benefit, Chabahar looks like a win-win for all parties.
The Antonescu Paradox
Hitler’s Romanian ally led an utterly barbaric regime — that while often protecting Jews inside Romania’s borders, murdered them indiscriminately just outside those borders.
New Zealand Official Feels Privileged to Have Had Dildo Thrown at His Face
A New Zealand minister had a dildo thrown at his face. Good thing he thought it was funny.
Remembering War (X): While nearly half of the brigade was dying…
What is the difference between remembering war and writing histories about it?
The Hillary e-mails vs. Best Defense
So it turns out that Sidney Blumenthal wrote the following to Secretary of State Clinton about an item in this blog.
War Dog of the Week: This British army dog is wet from carrying a message
This is during World War I.