How To Run The Planet

Should A Small Handful Of Countries Run the World? Why Or Why Not?

General Allen Declines NATO Position in Europe, Will Retire Instead

Citing his wife’s declining health, General Johan Allen has decided to retire from the Armed Forces.

UN Report: Afghanistan is Torturing Prisoners

After reports of inhumane treatment, including torture, Coalition countries have halted the transfer of detainees to some Afghan prisons.

U.S. Troops Prepare Move Into Turkey, Aim on Syria

NATO troops, including the US, plan a move into Turkey with anti-SCUD Patriot Missiles.

Anger of Muslims, Part 2: Making Sense in 3D

The violence in the Middle East makes sense when viewed from sufficient perspectives.

The News—U.S. Flexes Tariff Powers over China, Korea Negotiates Itself into a Spat, Actor Tony Curtis Dies

Congress Approves Higher Tariff Powers Over China The White House bulked up its tariff muscle over China yesterday afternoon when the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Trade Sanctions Bill in an overwhelming vote of 348-79. The bill is meant to be a warning to China and other countries with undervalued currencies. Obama yesterday in a […]

The News—Court of Appeals Denies Alleged Torture Victims, Again

9th Circuit throws out CIA torture lawsuit for national security reasons Five foreigners who say they were tortured and interrogated by the CIA want to sue the Boeing subsidiary that whisked them away for interrogations. But they’re not going to get that chance—a federal court of appeals denied them, saying a trial would compromise issues […]