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Obama and David Brooks’s Manhood Problem

Obama and David Brooks’s Manhood Problem

(By Juan Cole) David Brooks attacked President Obama on Sunday, saying: “Basically since Yalta we’ve had an assumption that borders are basically going to be borders, and once that comes into question,…

America still has a Torture Problem:  4 Reasons Why

America still has a Torture Problem: 4 Reasons Why

(By Rebecca Gordon) Shortly after his first inauguration in 2009, President Obama issued an executive order forbidding torture and closing the CIA’s so-called “black sites.” But the order didn’t end “extraordinary rendition”…