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How @NatSecWonk shows that D.C. is a wonderful, terrible place.
Why the U.S. should grant Iranian journalists freedom to report, outside a 25-mile radius of New York.
When the Pentagon tried to save its awful TV channel, it called in Washington's most infamous TV producer-turned-party-thrower.
Never was so much B.S. presented to so many people in such a short text.
The U.S. media continue to tiptoe around the horrors of war. It's time to put more violence on TV.
Complain all you want. But Uncle Sam produces better journalism than most of you yahoos.
Why U.S. tech firms that help dictators restrict the Internet need to be held to account.
How the voice of Arab freedom became a shill for Egypt's Islamists.
Burmese journalists are enjoying their newfound freedoms. But there are still plenty of limits to how far they can go.
In Moscow, sympathy for Edward Snowden crosses all party lines.
Why today's presidents have more war-waging power than ever -- and why no Congress will ever stand in their way.
7 crazy clips the former CNN host should have checked out before joining Kremlin TV.
How can the Obama administration credibly promote freedom of speech abroad while restricting it in the United States?
Welcome to the strange -- and terrifying -- underground world of Chinese military fantasy novels.
A veteran FBI agent's rules for how to get a juicy leak in the Obama era -- and not get caught.
The self-proclaimed "Party of God" is throwing its fighters into Syria's bloody war. And according to its own media sources, it has already suffered significant losses.
The Egyptian satirist stands on the front lines of Egypt’s culture wars.
Can Burma build a free media or will the government’s new soft-sell propaganda win out?