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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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The Blasphemy Brigade

Saudi and Egyptian officials walked arm in arm with the unity marchers in Paris. But the blasphemy laws they’re happy to push at home are hypocritical, cynical, and dangerous.

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Tearing Up the Magna Carta

Fear risks trumping civil liberties in a Europe rattled by Islamist terrorism.

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Insurance Companies in the Cross-Hairs of Terror Funding Crackdown

A new British proposal aims to keep ransom money out of the hands of the Islamic State.

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Half-Baked Justice

Have you ever employed enhanced interrogation techniques…on weed?

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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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