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Europe Cracks Down

After attacks in Paris, Sydney, and Canada, Western countries are flexing counterterrorism muscles. But civil liberties, not would-be jihadis, will be the casualty.

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Half-Baked Justice

Have you ever employed enhanced interrogation techniques…on weed?

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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.

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A Definite End to Indefinite Detention Is Within Reach

The Obama administration gave itself the tools and power to release the prisoners of Guantanamo Bay. But it doesn't seem to want to use them.

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Coming Clean, With Bloodstained Hands

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

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Davos Diary: When it Comes to Human Rights in China, It’s Don’t Ask, Won’t Tell

Davos Diary: When it Comes to Human Rights in China, It’s Don’t Ask, Won’t Tell

Despite King’s Death, U.S.-Saudi Relationship Unlikely to Change

Despite King’s Death, U.S.-Saudi Relationship Unlikely to Change

With Obscure Treaties, Moscow Pulls Breakaway Regions Into Its Orbit

With Obscure Treaties, Moscow Pulls Breakaway Regions Into Its Orbit

The 1 Percent Solution

The 1 Percent Solution

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