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Under the Radar: Boiling Point

Under the Radar: Boiling Point

Israel struggles with immigration problems and vows to address the grievances of its Ethiopian Jewish population.

Police cameras: costly installation

Police cameras: costly installation

U.S. police departments consider equipping their officers with expensive body cameras amid public criticism of police shootings

by · April 23, 2015 · 0 comments · World/National
Grading the launch

Grading the launch

Presidential candidates’ campaign launch strategies are evaluated

by · April 18, 2015 · 0 comments · World/National
Under the Radar: The Dragon and the Sea

Under the Radar: The Dragon and the Sea

Sand, cement, wood and steel are China’s latest weapons of choice as the country literally transforms islands in the South China Sea.

Under the Radar: Redefining the Norm

Under the Radar: Redefining the Norm

New community-oriented approaches to fighting extremism are being used to counter the Islamic State group’s recruitment efforts in Europe and the U.S.

The coming mega drought

The coming mega drought

In a new study, climate scientists are predicting a 40-year drought that could begin within the next century in the Southwest of the U.S.

by · February 26, 2015 · 0 comments · World/National
The great war debate

The great war debate

Congress discusses Obama’s request to expand anti-ISIL military operations

by · February 25, 2015 · 0 comments · World/National
ISIL seeking to open new war front in Libya

ISIL seeking to open new war front in Libya

As ISIL spreads into Libya, Egypt calls for international action.

by · February 24, 2015 · 0 comments · World/National
A colder war

A colder war

Obama will wait for results of peace talks before he considers sending arms and supplies to Ukraine.

by · February 16, 2015 · 0 comments · World/National
Under the Radar: Putin’s New Groove

Under the Radar: Putin’s New Groove

Russia’s new foreign policy is a result of the West’s failure to address Russia’s interests and concerns, Putin’s defense of traditional Christian values and his need to boost popularity numbers at home.

by · February 16, 2015 · 0 comments · Editorials, World/National