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Turkey's Prime Minister Wants War in Syria. Turks Don't.
October 18, 2012

Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan talks tough when it comes to Syria -- and Turkish liberals are pushing back.

Romney’s Red Scare: Is China Really a Problem?
October 17, 2012

Not only is Romney exaggerating the China threat, but he’s doing so at the expense of more pressing economic and social issues.

Ben Affleck’s “Argo” Is Brilliant
October 16, 2012

The hostage crisis wasn't the disaster you've been led to believe -- and Ben Affleck's new film gets that

How John F. Kennedy's Appeasement Strategy Averted a Nuclear Holocaust
October 14, 2012

The real lesson of the Cuban Missile Crisis.

What Will Israel’s Next Government Look Like? That Depends on America’s Next Government.
October 11, 2012

It has been said that Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu could have an effect on the U.S. elections. But the reverse is true as well.

Romney’s Most Brazen New Move Of All?
October 09, 2012

Mitt Romney is now attacking President Obama and the Dodd-Frank law for being too easy on the “big banks.” Hmmm.

“You Don’t Raise Taxes In A Recession”
October 05, 2012

Romney’s whopper about Obama and raising taxes during a recession.

Hugo Chavez Might Actually Lose His Election on Sunday
October 05, 2012

The presidential election in Venezuela this Sunday really shouldn't be this close. What happened?

Blue States are from Scandinavia, Red States are from Guatemala
A theory of a divided nation
October 05, 2012

America is divided over two different visions of state and society. 

The Mothership of All Alliances
October 05, 2012

How Louis Farrakhan introduced Dianetics to his followers:

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