International

06/25/2015 - 12:40pm

    The eight children in the Shanta family lived in a village of grass huts and had never turned on an electric light or worn a watch, never ridden a car or even a bicycle, never spoken on the telephone.

    Their first real interaction with the 21st...

05/21/2015 - 3:30pm

    After I blew the whistle on the CIA’s torture program in 2007, the fallout for me was brutal. To make a long story short, I served nearly two years in federal prison and then endured a few more months of house arrest.

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05/21/2015 - 3:28pm

    This week President Obama is gathering Arabic leaders in Washington, or at least, those who haven't decided to change their plans. Withdrawing or sending a lower ranking envoy is their protest of our efforts to work with Iran on curbing the possession...

05/14/2015 - 7:52pm

    The British pound had its best day in five years as early results in the British election showed a surprise victory for incumbent Prime Minister David Cameron. The political landscape, though, remains littered with landmines that may dent enthusiasm for...

05/14/2015 - 7:52pm

    "Words," wrote John Maynard Keynes, "ought to be a little wild, for they are the assault of thoughts on the unthinking." I've always loved that quote, and have tried to apply it to my own writing. But I have to admit that in the long...

05/14/2015 - 7:50pm

    It's Election Day in Britain, and thanks to an unusually fractured political landscape, the results are incredibly hard to predict. Who will win? Will anybody be able to form a government?

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