I helped save a kidnapped man from getting killed. With Apple’s new encryption rules, we never would’ve found him.

The perils of privacy.

The United States has started a bombing campaign in Syria. How that campaign will end is something of a mystery.

  • Daniel W. Drezner
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  • Sep 23, 2014

You wouldn't expect them to blame Obama and Cameron, but they don't show obvious signs of coercion.

  • Aki Peritz
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  • Sep 23, 2014

The perils of privacy.

  • Ronald T. Hosko
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  • Sep 23, 2014

There was a time when weapons were a part of daily attire.

  • Bill Worthen
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  • Sep 23, 2014

The beautiful part is the administration did it without Congress.

  • Jared Bernstein
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  • Sep 23, 2014

Even 65 years after regaining their freedom, the townspeople showed endless gratitude to Americans.

  • Joel Fox
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  • Sep 22, 2014

The rookie quarterback knew if he didn’t play well that night, he’d be cut.

  • Samuel G. Freedman
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  • Sep 22, 2014

My great grandfather first came to work on the railroads.

  • Steven Wong
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  • Sep 22, 2014

Matt Bai says the Gary Hart scandal changed American politics forever. But in retrospect, another 1987 event left a much more lasting political legacy.

  • Daniel W. Drezner
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  • Sep 22, 2014

What would prompt secession, and would it work?

  • Jason Sorens
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  • Sep 22, 2014

The debate about the Fed is badly biased against full employment. That needs to change.

  • Jared Bernstein
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  • Sep 19, 2014

It's easy to opine about events like Scotland's referendum. It's harder - but maybe better -- to make concrete predictions.

  • Daniel W. Drezner
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  • Sep 19, 2014

Playing fair is a natural human behavior.

  • Rachel L. Kendal
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  • Sep 19, 2014

Take it from someone who's tried.

  • Caryn Wiley-Rapoport
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  • Sep 19, 2014

 In my 20s and 30s, I tried to be beautiful. Now, "inoffensive" is what I should shoot for.

  • Sonia Greenfield
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  • Sep 19, 2014

We've forgotten the lessons of the Civil Rights movement.

  • Charles Cobb
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  • Sep 18, 2014

Here's what saved me.

  • Elizabeth Hawksworth
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  • Sep 18, 2014

No, it is not "all about the kids."

  • Andre M. Perry
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  • Sep 18, 2014

A "yes" vote on Scottish independence would be economically crippling to the British Isles. Will that stop Scottish voters?

  • Daniel W. Drezner
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  • Sep 17, 2014

And how Scottish independence would threaten it.

  • Frances Stead Sellers
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  • Sep 17, 2014
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Why do Islamic State hostages give such calm propaganda speeches right before they’re killed?

You wouldn't expect them to blame Obama and Cameron, but they don't show obvious signs of coercion.

  • Aki Peritz
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  • Sep 23, 2014