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How the Birther movement and the death of Bin Laden relate to each other and to the matter of trust.
Dorothy Parvaz, a 2009 PJP Fellow, has been reported missing in Syria. Parvaz, who was formerly with the Seattle Post-Intelligencer, was working for Al Jazeera English and an appeal for her release can be seen on its website. Parvaz has Iranian, American and Canadian citizenship. A story in the New York Times can be viewed… [Continue Reading]
In a case involving environmentalists and power companies over global warming and climate change, one would expect the Obama administration to side with the environmentalists. Wrong!
After 9/11 our country came together. Can we do it again?
1. Why not capture him? In fact, the administration says the plan was to capture Bin Laden if he did not offer any resistance, though officials considered it unlikely that he would give himself up. Still, the question is tantalizing: if he had not offered resistance and the Seals had taken him alive and brought… [Continue Reading]