If the Internet is ever to be trusted again, the EU needs to set a new standard that limits surveillance
A cadre of young Somali-American men are getting indoctrinated in the belief that it’s okay to attack people who disagree with you
The panic-inducing posturing of American and Syrian leaders has taken on an increasingly farcical tone
The fundamental rule of international law is that states cannot attack other states, even for humanitarian reasons
In the end, the final casualty may be America’s reputation as a bastion of freedom
As the split verdict shows, Bradley Manning’s leaks were neither noble and important nor traitorous.
Like much of modern life, even terrorism can be glamorized
Objections to Rolling Stone’s article about Dzhokhar Tsarnaev have ranged from the fact that the coverage humanizes Tsarnaev to the choice of photo to the fact that Rolling Stone usually, though not always, puts a celebrity on its cover. Here, four compelling arguments from those who have voiced disapproval:
1. In a July 17 letter …
To boycott Rolling Stone‘s cover story is to say that we are unwilling, as a society, to cope with difficult questions.
A prominent evangelist and former security hawk explains why the U.S. government has gone too far in spying on its own people
There may be enough smoking guns to warrant reopening the investigation
We’re upset about the government tracking our communications, but we willingly hand over much more sensitive information to a handful of huge corporations
Is Edward Snowden a traitor or a whistleblower? We need a better legal framework to figure that out.