Daily Archives : June 25, 2014

Iraq: A Brief Overview, A Brief Argument

Iraq is once again in the headlines. There are new names: ISIS—Islamic State in Iraq and Syria—and Abu Bakr al­Baghdadi, who is proclaimed in American media outlets as the “new Osama Bin Laden.” Yet all things considered, the situation on…

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In Defense of Awful Speech

Last week, the Supreme Court agreed to hear a case that, in all honesty, should be straightforward.  Elonis v. United States serves as a testament to our technology-overloaded times: a man, Anthony Elonis, wrote terrible, awful, disgusting threats about his…

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