Frantz Schmidt was a skilled
professional in a profession little honored: he was the executioner and
torturer in 16th-century Nuremberg. Schmidt left behind the matter-of-fact
chronicle that became the starting point for
Vietnam was the quicksand France
fell into after World War II and America soon followed. Pulitzer Prize-winner
Peter Arnett's documentary is a fair-minded overview of the costly, confused
struggle that cost hundreds
If you only rely on mainstream, corporate-owned media for your news,
you’re missing out on a wealth of information that’s vital to understanding our
world and creating a healthy society. According to the researchers
Torture is no longer a pressing concern for the American public, if it ever was. The country's attention has understandably turned to lost jobs, costly health care and spilled oil. Most Americans probably agree with President Obama that rather than dwell on the secret abuses of the Bush-Cheney regime, we ought to be looking forward...
Before Najibullah Zazi is finally dispatched to a secure cellblock for good, it is important to remember how the taxi-driver-turned-terrorist was brought to justice—and why the critics who jeered his civilian prosecution were dead wrong. By convicting Zazi and pursuing the leads that his capture and interrogation have provided, the FBI has shown that traditional American methods—rather than the "enhanced...