Category Archives: United States

Tragedy of Obama’s diplomacy

Are you enjoying your newfound global tranquility? If so you can thank Barack Obama. At least, that’s what he says.
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Fight prostitution, just don’t ban it

We face a multiple choice question on prostitution: Criminalize it for both parties, legalize it, or pursue the “Nordic model” where it’s illegal to buy sex but not to sell it. All have drawbacks but you must pick one.
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I hate to say I told you so: Iraq edition

The mess in Iraq is graphic proof that hard choices don’t get easier if you avoid them. Partition into Shi’ite, Sunni and Kurdish countries is still the least awful option. And while it would be a lot harder than eight … Continue reading

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Keeping abreast of modern feminism

It all started with a teen girl’s underwear. But it got ugly fast.
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Common sense — there’s no app for that

Apparently it’s not safe to send naked pictures of yourself to strangers even if you use the Snapchat feature that supposedly deletes them afterward. Who saw that coming? Or needed to?
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