Opinion

DEBATE OF THE WEEK
How Do We Bridge the Abortion Divide?

NATO Summit Leaves Questions Unanswered

NATO seems to be devoting more of its bandwidth on Asia, when its original purpose, deterring threats to Europe, is as relevant today as it has ever been since the Soviet Union's collapse more than 30 years ago.

The Other Risk of U.S. War With Russia

There is no vital U.S. interest at stake in Syria, certainly nothing which justifies the risk ongoing military intervention incurs.

Aging Pop Stars Should be Celebrated

Aging pop stars are playing to thousands. For some, they are music's aging bed-blockers stifling new talent. But in fact, it's something to be celebrated.

Saudi Arabia, Lift Raif Badawi's Travel Ban

The continued restrictions on Raif Badawi and Waleed abu al-Khair seriously undercut the Saudi government's narrative of transformative change under the auspices of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman's Vision 2030.

Ice Cream for Everyone! The End of Ben & Jerry's West Bank Boycott

The Unilever announcement strikes a blow against global efforts by the boycott, divestment, and sanctions (BDS) movement to divest from the Jewish state, a movement dear to the hearts and corporate checkbooks of key board members of Ben & Jerry's in the United States.

I Left Iran for the U.S. to Get AWAY From a Theocracy

The destruction of women's rights, minority rights, and other civil liberties took only a matter of months. Distraught and bewildered, people took to the streets to protest but they were met with batons, teargas, and bullets. Four decades later, the war on women and minorities still continues in Iran.

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