Topic: John Mueller
Congress is investigating reports that foreign nationals training to fly planes in the US were not properly vetted or are in the country on fraudulent visas – a lapse from standards set up after the 9/11 attacks.
Or at least stop spending so much money on it?
A different perspective on the state of the world: four major areas where mankind's long-term progress is striking.
12/26/2011 12:47 pm
Part 2 of the surprisingly upbeat state of the world: Long-term statistics show war is on the wane.
12/26/2011 12:46 pm
Harvard psychologist Steven Pinker argues that, as a society, we are on a "retreat from violence."
10/20/2011 07:05 am
In life, Osama bin Laden made a huge impact on the US, all in the name of preventing another 9/11. If he and Al Qaeda fueled antagonism between the US and the Muslim world, they also pushed America toward a better understanding of the Middle East.
05/07/2011 09:43 am
Obama delivers his Afghanistan war speech Tuesday. The danger for the president is that next fall, disillusioned voters on the left sit out the midterm elections, when the Democrats are already expected to lose seats in Congress.
11/30/2009 12:00 am