Half-Baked Justice

Have you ever employed enhanced interrogation techniques…on weed?


The Torture Report Is Only the First Step

Next must come investigation, punishment, and binding law to make sure that America never loses sight of its morals again.


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 ...


Coming Clean, With Bloodstained Hands

Why the release of the damning, horrific Senate torture report could be a bright spot for American democracy.


Sanctions Against Kurdish Groups Complicate Humanitarian Effort

Zaid Brifkani is in St. Louis finishing his kidney transplant fellowship, but this summer the doctor decided he wanted to do something to help Kurdish ...


China Central Television, Reviled at Home

BEIJING — In Dec. 2013, China Central Television (CCTV) producer Wang Qinglei wrote a post on his Weibo account criticizing the Chinese government's campaign-style attacks ...


Law and Disorder in Mexico

Mexico's attorney general, Jesús Murillo Karam, says his office has finally solved the crime that has riveted his country for more than a month: the ...


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 Supreme Court Decision That’s Ripping Libya Apart

Today, Libya's Supreme Court has declared the country's internationally recognized and democratically elected House of Representatives illegal and unconstitutional. Boycotting Islamist and Misratan members of ...

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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