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Scott Atran: Talking to the Enemy: How to Turn the Taliban Against Al Qaeda

The background to this argument, which is a modified and expanded version of a New York Times op-ed that appears on Wednesday, is detailed in a new book, Talking to…

NTSB Probes Safety Of Airline Partnerships

WASHINGTON — The regional airline industry says safety is its top priority, in part because accidents are bad for business. But pilot unions and the families of air crash victims…

Bill Clinton to campaign for Caprio

His support stands in contrast to Obama’s silence. Read the full story from Politico…

Joseph A. Palermo: Civic-Minded Plutocrats

It’s truly touching how much interest in America’s great democratic experiment that our esteemed men and women of industry, finance, and commerce have shown in the 2010 midterm elections. Elementary…

‘Aqua Buddha’ ad backfires

The ad questioning Paul’s religious convictions may have weighed down Conway’s poll ratings. Read the full story from Politico…

Joe Miller: ‘I Lied’ About Accessing Computers For Political Purposes

Amid a political firestorm of controversy surrounding Alaska Senate candidate Joe Miller’s ethics violations while working as a government attorney in 2008, new details emerged on Tuesday night revealing that…

Daphne Eviatar: Govt Witness Testifies Gitmo Prisoner’s Religiosity Makes Him Dangerous

In testimony this afternoon that literally had my jaw dropping, a forensic psychiatrist called by the U.S. government testified that Omar Khadr, the Canadian who yesterday pled guilty to a…

Audit: National Archives At Risk

WASHINGTON — An audit prompted in part by the loss of the Wright Brothers’ original patent and maps for atomic bomb missions in Japan finds some of the nation’s prized…

Pierre Omidyar: Separation of Mosque and State

There is a growing tide of opinion in this country that religion and government should be intertwined. This view tends to be most widely held by evangelical Christians, who believe…

Senate candidate Carly Fiorina hospitalized

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Carly Fiorina, the California Republican candidate for the U.S. Senate, was hospitalized on Tuesday for treatment of an infection and was being kept overnight for observation,…