Half-Baked Justice

Have you ever employed enhanced interrogation techniques…on weed?


Why Tourists Shouldn't Ignore the Dark Side of the World's Hottest New Vacation Spot: Myanmar

Myanmar is being billed as the world's hottest new vacation spot -- but this "destination of the year" has a horrible dark side that tourists shouldn't ignore.


A Definite End to Indefinite Detention Is Within Reach

On his first full day in office as president, Barack Obama signed an executive order to close the prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. Nearly six ...


The War Over U.S. War Crimes in Afghanistan Is Heating Up

The International Criminal Court in The Hague is tiptoeing closer to a confrontation with the United States. The key issue is U.S. detention practices, and ...


Ghosts in the Valley

SRINAGAR, India -- Mohammed Yusuf, a Kashmiri farmer, doesn't want an apology from the Indian army for accidentally killing his 14-year-old son, Burhan. Nor does ...


Greece’s Neo-Nazis Were Scarier Than Anyone Imagined

ATHENS, Greece — In the prosecutors' 697-page case file, he is known only as Witness E -- a Golden Dawn ex-member turned state informant. And ...

The Cable

Obama’s Attorney General Pick Will Be Stranger to National Security Law

President Obama's reported choice to replace Eric Holder as attorney general, U.S. attorney for the Eastern District of New York Loretta Lynch, has vast experience ...


Lawyers, Guns, and Mujahideen

In August 2014, residents of al-Sheikh Issa, a small town in northern Aleppo near the border with Turkey, discovered a man's body in a drainage ...


The Myth of the Big Bad Lone Wolf

The terror attack on Canadian soldier Nathan Cirillo and the Canadian Parliament by recent Muslim convert Michael Zehaf-Bibeau has re-focused attention on the threat from ...

Kerry Tells European Envoys U.N. Action on Palestine Can Wait till Israeli Election

Kerry Tells European Envoys U.N. Action on Palestine Can Wait till Israeli Election

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