As facial recognition on the fly becomes more and more possible, are there any uses that don’t send chills up the spines of civil libertarians?
June 17, 2013 • 5:26 PM • Share
How far does the writ of the military run? Only to the highway’s verge, argue professional peace protesters who will make their case before the Supreme Court.
June 6, 2013 • 5:31 PM • Share
The U.N. wants to hit pause on autonomous killing machines right now—before the robotic cat is out of the bag.
May 30, 2013 • 6:47 PM • Share
Did you miss the president’s important speech about the War on Terror? Here’s the one response you should make some time for.
May 24, 2013 • 9:48 AM • Share
Tolokonnikova received a two-year sentence for her participation in a protest in Moscow’s main Orthodox church last year.
April 30, 2013 • 9:31 AM • Share
Low-slung speedboats from Mexico are smuggling millions of dollars’ worth of marijuana along the California coast. And we can’t do a thing about it.
April 1, 2013 • 4:00 AM • Share
In Europe and most of the rest of the world, gay marriage arrives via legislatures, not courts. But the U.S. is different, as always.
March 29, 2013 • 12:48 PM • Share
Despite debates over its depiction of torture, Zero Dark Thirty became the most-watched movie in America this week, and looks to be heading for another strong weekend. How reliable the film’s portrait? Does it give an accurate picture of how the CIA anti-terrorism efforts really work? Nada Bakos, who spearheaded the CIA’s Zarqawi Operations team from 2004-2006 as a targeting officer, weighs in. Prior to the operations position, Bakos served as an analyst for the agency primarily in the Counterterrorism Center, and was a member of the team charged with defining the relationship between Iraq, al Qaeda, and 9/11.
January 16, 2013 • 11:27 AM • Share
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