President Obama cautioned us not to judge the more than a billion and half Muslims by the actions of relatively few violent extremists.
Only a sharp turn to peace and non-violence stands a ghost's chance of extricating humankind from this awful and seemingly intractable situation.
The Tudeh's view is broadly aligned with those of other left and progressive organizations in the region.
This time of year brings many memories. The memories are like echoes, for they coincide so closely with events of today, equally tragic and bloody.
As we reflect on the 13th anniversary of the attacks that shook our nation, it appears that little progress has been made in the "war on terror."
Pieces like Glenn Greenwald's long-winded dismissal of President Obama's anti-terrorism speech explain to me why a substantial section of the left is not yet fit to lead majorities of Americans.
The bravery of the first responders, whether public workers, runners, fans or race volunteers, in rushing toward those who were hurt and towards the explosion, smoke and chaos is to be saluted and recognized.
Rejecting a U.S.-Cuba prisoner exchange, a recent Washington Post editorial brought new visibility to that possibility.
Lost in debate over whether the Obama administration had the right executie Anwar al-Awlaki is who pulled the trigger?
White House press secretary Jay Carney, responding to questions about under what authority a U.S. citizen can be assassinated, concluded with "I have nothing more for you."