Garrett Michael Hoeschen

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Psychologist Finds The 3 Elements That Determine Our Happiness

A dysfunctional family is more than disagreement or constant arguments. Anything from plain neglect, to abuse and even verbal and physical violence …

Self-help

The Selling of the Iran Deal

On May 5, the <i>New York Times</i> posted online a lengthy and candid interview with Ben Rhodes, the 38-year-old deputy national security adviser for …

Zone Defense

This week marks the 100th anniversary of the Sykes-Picot Agreement, the document that shaped the modern Middle East. Known officially as the Asia …

Done Deal?

All administrations are short-sighted. Even the brightest, most reflective people can develop acute tunnel vision when they join the paper-pushing, …

State Dept. Official on Libya: 'What Does the Word 'Intervention' Mean? I'm Not Sure What That Word Means.'

Secretary of State John Kerry took part Monday in a multilateral meeting on the future of Libya, a country perennially riven by war, crime, and …

​We Can’t Commit to One Person Because There’s Always Someone Better, Says Science

Confirming what we already know: social media is a plague on relationships.<p><b>Read more: Are Young People Really More Open to Polyamory, or Do We Just Like to Cheat?</b><p>In what comes as zero surprise to anybody under the age of 40, a new study looking at long-term relationships found that the reason we …

Obama's Hiroshima visit looks to future amid charges of selective amnesia

TOKYO/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Japan and the United States are presenting U.S. President Barack Obama’s visit to Hiroshima as an affirmation of a strong alliance and a step towards world denuclearization, but critics see selective amnesia and paradoxes on nuclear policy.<p>U.S. President Barack Obama …

The Tug of War for the Soul of America

A direct line to a TV newsroom for over ten years, I know the difference between journalism and theater. Last week's extensive news coverage of the December 2 San Bernardino, CA attack leaving 14 dead culminated in the media descending on the carcass of the shooters' apartment--the feeding frenzy …

Religious Fervor and Guns

<i>Jihad</i> is an Arabic word, but "holy war" is not limited to Islam. The Christianization of Europe, for example, featured both voluntary conversion and forced conversion at the point of a sword. Charlemagne alone exterminated whole tribes that resisted. The Thirty Years Wars in seventeenth century …

Ukraine forces attacked by pro-Russia gunmen; navy facilities seized

MOSCOW — Ukrainian forces at two naval facilities in<p>Crimeareported Wednesday that they were attacked by gunmen linked to Russia in violation of an earlier promise to give them until Friday to leave the breakaway region.<p>Later in the day, a Ukrainian official said that his government was making plans …