The US-Russian Cold-Shoulder War

by Robert E. Hunter …we have reached the conclusion that there is not enough recent progress in our bilateral agenda with Russia to hold a U.S.-Russia Summit in early September…Russia’s disappointing decision to grant Edward Snowden temporary asylum was also… Continue Reading  

A Definition of Terrorism — or Lack Thereof

by Wayne White A major obstacle in the way of sorting through to an internationally acceptable definition of terrorism — largely intentional violence against civilians — was the incredibly broad definition that effectively evolved as acceptable, or necessary, among quite… Continue Reading  

Beyond Nuclear Denial

How a World-Ending Weapon Disappeared From Our Lives, But Not Our World By William D. Hartung via Tom Dispatch There was a time when nuclear weapons were a significant part of our national conversation.  Addressing the issue of potential atomic annihilation was… Continue Reading