<i>Is American freedom threatened by hackers? The Hollywood outrage is beautiful to behold, but pulling “The Interview” accurately mirrors the state of American society today.</i>
Life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness: This integral part of the U.S. identity is enshrined in the preamble to the American [Read more]
Finally! It’s the first word that comes to my mind with the historical thaw started yesterday between the United States and Cuba.
The hard-hitting report by the U.S. Senate on the torture practices of the CIA looks like an act of self-purification, but there is no consensus in the U.S. against torture, and the ban imposed by President Obama can be dismantled with the stroke of a pen.
Dianne Feinstein is a courageous woman. It is thanks to her, [Read more]
Freedom of speech and expression are the bedrock of democracy, which we must never allow a vile browbeating by anyone to make us abjure on any account.
As well as North Korea's direct involvement in the latest spate of cyberattacks, the FBI has confirmed the direct involvement of the North in threatening a [Read more]
In the world of foreign trade, there is a typical reflex response: a strong dollar is good. If the dollar increases in value, it's Christmas in export economies like Japan, China, and Germany. In fact, one can argue that the more expensive the imports of raw materials become on a U.S. dollar basis, the more the [Read more]
<i>The Duma might consider the possibility of placing Russian military equipment in the People’s Republics of Donetsk and Lugansk.</i>
Franz Klintsevich, deputy head of the Duma’s Defense Committee, spoke about this move on Sunday in response to a statement by U.S. President Barack Obama about the fact that [Read more]
America is preparing to leave Afghanistan at the mercy of a lame government and an army of questionable loyalty.
The United States is considering whether to reclassify North Korea as a state sponsor of terrorism after the hacking of Sony Pictures Entertainment. This means that the U.S. views North Korea’s recent hacking as a serious security threat on the level of cyberterrorism. Last weekend, the FBI publically announced that [Read more]
Obama’s proven courage and his success in areas where many before him have failed suggest that in foreign relations, the duck really does know how to roar.