Russia Is Right to Regard the Taliban as Reasonable

Russia Is Right to Regard the Taliban as Reasonable

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov’s recent remark that his country regards the Taliban as “reasonable people” prompted a discussion about why exactly Moscow holds this position towards a group that it still officially designates as terrorists. The Taliban’s cautious welcoming into the international community is proceeding apace after Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov recently remarked…

The Price of Conscience

The Price of Conscience

Daniel Hale, a former intelligence analyst in the drone program for the Air Force who as a private contractor in 2013 leaked some 17 classified documents about drone strikes to the press, was sentenced today to 45 months in prison. The documents, published by The Intercept on October 15, 2015, exposed that between January 2012 and…