I looked forward to writing an essay highlighting the detention camp’s last 100 days. It never happened.
The liberties designed by the Founding Fathers are still well aligned with the security of this country and the safety of Americans, while today's government overreach is anything but.
Imagine you’re in the FBI and a 16-year-old male with no criminal record shows a sudden interest in Islamic State. His grades, previously stellar, are starting to fall, and he's increasingly clicking on jihadist websites. What's more, his parents own legally registered guns, he has been treated by a psychiatrist, and he has repeatedly read news stories about mass killings in the U.S. What do you do?
Someday, at an official U.S. torture museum, our children may wonder how we ever adopted the worst traditions of terror in the Age of Barbarism Lite.
Perhaps we shouldn’t be surprised that, while President Obama was sending at least 1,600 military personnel to fight ISIS, his first response to the Ebola crisis was also to send 3,000 troops into Liberia in what the media has been calling an “Ebola surge."
As the 10th anniversary of 9/11 approaches, the unexpected extent of the damage Americans have done to themselves and their institutions is coming into better focus.Ten years after 9/11, the unexpected extent of the damage Americans have done to themselves is coming into better focus.