Editors' Blog

Soviet Jewish War Vets, posted by Thomas Riggins


End the War on Terror

End the war on terror and save billions, by Fareed Zakaria: As we debate whether the two parties can ever come together and get things done, here’s something President Obama could probably do by himself that would be a signal accomplishment of his presidency: End the war on terror.

Remarks at George Edwards Memorial

NOTE: Sam Webb spoke along with others, including Leo Gerard at a memorial in Pittsburgh for United Steelworkers founder, and longtime Communist leader, George Edwards.

Cyber War: Reality or Hype?

During his confirmation hearings this past June, U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta warned the Senate, “The next Pearl Harbor we confront could very well be a cyber attack that cripples our grid, our security systems, our financial systems, our governmental systems.” It was powerful imagery: a mighty fleet reduced to smoking ruin, an expansionist Asian power at the nation’s doorstep.

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