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Donald Trump stands cluelessly at the edge of history, exemplifying everything wrong with the past, oh, 10,000 years or so.

Donald Trump stands cluelessly at the edge of history, exemplifying everything wrong with the past, oh, 10,000 years or so.

by ROBERT KOEHLER

The necessity for fundamental change in humanity’s global organization is not only profound, but urgent. Trump’s latest outburst about North Korea’s nukes — threatening that country “with fire, fury, and frankly power the likes of which the world has never seen before” — creates a comic book Armageddon scenario in the media, except, of course, his power to launch a nuclear war on impulse is real.

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Terrorism

by Darius Shahtahmasebi

On September 11, 2001, one of the most tragic events in recent American history took place. Close to 3,000 civilians lost their lives in horrific terror attacks that took place on American soil. Fifteen years later, it is time to ask the question: have our counterterror efforts helped to reduce the amount of terrorism in the world? Or at the very least, have they tried to make the world safer?

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By Melodie Bouchaud

As night fell on Paris today, people of all ages flooded Place de la République to pay tribute to the Charlie Hebdo journalists and the two policemen who were killed in the attack on the magazine's headquarters. While some held up improvised banners, scribbled on paper bought from a nearby stationery store, others were more prepared, wearing «I Am Charlie» badges on their coats.

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Why We Lost: A General's Inside Account of the Iraq and Afghanistan Wars, by Daniel P Bolger. Houghton Miflin Harcourt (November 11, 2014). ISBN-10: 0544370481. US$18 hardbound; 544 pages.

By Spengler

Why We Lost: A General's Inside Account of the Iraq and Afghanistan Wars, by Daniel P Bolger

«I am a United States Army general, and I lost the Global War on Terrorism,» Lieutenant-General Daniel Bolger begins his history of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars. «It's like Alcoholics Anonymous; step one is admitting you have a problem. Well, I have a problem. So do my peers. And thanks to our problem, now all of America has a problem, to wit: two lost campaigns and a war gone awry.»

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