The Fall of Mosul


Marches of Folly by James Russell Painful as it is to watch black clad Sunni extremists marauding their way through Mosul — a city that Americans died defending — we should all be required to take a dose of the… Continue Reading  

How Bin Ladin’s Message Lures the Vulnerable


by Emile Nakhleh via IPS News The surviving Boston Marathon bomber reportedly told authorities the U.S. “war on Islam” drove him and his brother to commit their terrorist act. Their linking the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan with a perceived… Continue Reading  

Crisis of Confidence: How Washington Lost Faith in America’s Courts

Reposted by arrangement with Tom Dispatch By Karen J. Greenberg As the 10th anniversary of 9/11 approaches, the unexpected extent of the damage Americans have done to themselves and their institutions is coming into better focus.  The event that “changed… Continue Reading