The 9/11 Lawsuit Argument: Echoes of the Past

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by Thomas W. Lippman Now that Congress had made it possible for families of 9/11 victims to sue Saudi Arabia, the United States may find out if all the dire consequences predicted whenever this issue has been raised in the… Continue Reading  

Taking “Yes” For An Answer

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by James A. Russell The image of the finger-wagging Israeli Prime Minister at the United Nations this week provides the international community with a powerful message: the world — and the United States — must tirelessly search for “yes” as an… Continue Reading  

Former Defense Secretary: Turkey’s Clash With Syria May Require NATO, U.S. To Go To War

via Think Progress Former Defense Secretary William Cohen said in an interview with CNN last night that the U.S. doesn’t want to go to war in Syria, but with tensions mounting between Turkey — a NATO ally — and Syrian dictator… Continue Reading