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After 13 months of political deadlock, Lebanon finally has a new government. But citizens are not optimistic about its ability to save the country from the abyss.
Why It’s Hard to Escape Amazon’s Long Reach ; ACLU Sues to Learn About NSA Call Records Program …and More Picks 12/26
Big-power rivalries and home-grown dysfunction raise fears along eastern periphery of the European Union.
Turkey’s Erdogan hoped for greater influence through arms aid to Azerbaijan in the Nagorno-Karabakh dispute, but Russia may emerge as the real winner.
NOW LIVE ON WhoWhatWhy FBI’s ‘Smoking Gun Video of Boston Marathon Bombing Doesn’t Exist By Lara Turner Right up until the opening of Boston Marathon Bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s trial, rumors about the existence of a video showing him dropping a bomb-laden backpack at the scene persisted. Now, the evidence is in – the video […]
The widow of Orlando nightclub shooter Omar Mateen has been charged with “material support” of a terrorist group and faces life in prison if convicted. Is Noor Salman being punished for the sins of her husband? Is she being silenced? Does she know too much about her late husband’s earlier interactions with the FBI?
Erdogan’s power grab in Turkey has been rubber-stamped by an election described by independent observers as free but not fair. His promises for peace and prosperity ring hollow, experts say.
A campaign to make sure Susan Rice does not become the next Secretary of State tells us a lot about how things really work—in foreign policy, in the establishment, and in the media. ### NEWS FLASH ###, December 13: Susan Rice withdraws name from consideration—this article provides relevant background.
The Council of Europe watchdog voted to put Turkey on a human rights monitoring list on Tuesday amid widespread claims of fraud in a controversial referendum that gave President Recep Tayyip Erdogan authoritarian powers. The amendments to the Turkish constitution that passed by a narrow margin of just under 3 percent “do not comply […]
Russiagate’s Media Problems ; Will Politics Ruin the #MeToo Movement? …and More Picks 12/11
The Case for Paper Ballots, US Now an Oligarchy, Full List of Failed Charter Schools, Causes of Drug Price Hike: Septe 25, 2015
Now Live on WhoWhatWhy Jonathan Katz, Director of Maryland Cybersecurity Center (photo credit: University of Maryland) Bring Back the Good Old Paper Ballot By Jeff Schechtman Despite technological advances in nearly all areas of life, our elections are still safest when paper ballots are used, the distinguished cybersecurity scholar Jonathan Katz tells WhowhatWhy. In our weekly […]