Angel

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We Don't Need a Big Military if We Don't Try to Police the World

Much is said these days about the mismatch of missions and resources for the military. Indeed, the chants of neoconservatives on Capitol Hill have gotten quite loud: more military spending, more personnel, more weapons. A recent Rand Corporation report also warned that failing to deploy a large …

‘Tragedy is forgetting humanity’: Chinese artist honors refugees by working from crisis-hit island

Chinese contemporary artist Ai Weiwei has revealed plans to set up a studio on the Greek island of Lesbos, where authorities claim to have run out of …

Writer in exile Robert Schopflocher dies in Argentina

He fled the Nazis in 1937 and started a new life in Argentina. Robert Schopflocher didn't start writing until late in life, but his works offer …

Civilian suffering undermines anti-ISIL campaigns | Middle East

There is a general consensus about the barbarity of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), and the threat it poses. Differences emerge, however, over who is doing most to counter this barbarity, with political point-scoring and competing agendas emphasising the division.<p>The consensus over …

Middle East

US intelligence director's accounts next on the hacking block

Personal email and phone accounts associated with James Clapper were hijacked, hackers tell Motherboard.<p>A few months after breaching the CIA director's email account, hackers turned their attention to the personal online accounts of James Clapper, the director of US National Intelligence.<p>Hackers …

James Clapper

The Far-Right Revival: A Thirty-Year War?

In the winter of 1999, the Kansas City <i>Star</i> asked several local dignitaries and writers to herald the upcoming century by writing predictions, replicating an exercise that the paper had conducted a hundred years earlier. Some of the Victorian-era predictions had proved pleasingly prophetic: “the …