Jessica Schulberg
Reporter-Researcher

The War Against the Islamic State Is About to Hit $1 Billion
September 30, 2014

And there's no plan for how this will end.

Video: The Ridiculous Meaning of Europe's Flag, Explained
September 29, 2014

Nothing on it represents anything. It's just...stuff.

One of These Four People Will Replace Eric Holder (Probably)
September 25, 2014

If they can make it through Senate confirmation, that is.

A Dash Cam Didn't Stop This White Officer From Shooting an Unarmed Black Man
But it did lead to his firing and arrest
September 25, 2014

But it did lead to his firing and arrest. 

Guantánamo Bay Is Crumbling Into Ruins
But guards and prisoners aren't leaving any time soon
September 21, 2014

But guards and prisoners aren't leaving any time soon.

Obama's Legal Basis for Bombing Iraq Keeps Shifting
The 2002 AUMF is politically disastrous for the Obama administration
September 16, 2014

Rather than waiting for Congressional approval, Obama is using outdated Bush-era legislation to fight the Islamic State.

The Hague Treats War Criminals More Humanely Than Gitmo Treats Its Detainees
August 25, 2014

How does life these two detention centers compare? Unfavorably for the U.S.

The Man Accused of Planning 9/11 Wrote Obama a Letter About Gaza
But the president probably won't get to read it
August 14, 2014

How do Khalid Sheikh Mohammed and the other Guantanamo detainees get their news? From day-old Russia Today recordings.

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