Laura Muth
Laura Muth
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One Of the World's Greatest Nuclear Threats is Closer to Home Than You Think

Obama's nuclear weapons policy may not violate the letter of international or domestic law, but it violates the spirit of major treaties.

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Cory Booker Senate Win Shows 'Citizens United' is More Dangerous Than Ever

When 32 anonymous donors can match the rest of the country's campaign contributions, it's time for change.
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Drone Attacks, Navy Raids, It's Time For a New Strategy in the War on Terror

Raids like last weekend’s, and the targeted drone strike program, are just tactics in search of a real strategy.
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Everything You Wanted to Know About Chemical Weapons

How do chemical weapons work? What’s their purpose, and why is using them different from using more conventional weapons?
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8 Photos That Tell You the Complete History of 9/11

Like all major events, it didn't happen in a vacuum.
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The Unexpected Threat to America's Nuclear Sites

Decades after the end of the Cold War, the U.S. is dealing with a different nuclear threat: the security of its own nuclear sites. But the problem is more complicated than you might think.

President Obama Isn't the Man We Voted For On NSA Surveillance

The Obama currently in office is not the one many of his supporters voted for, at least when it comes to transparency in government.
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How Many Terror Threats Does the U.S. Get Every Day?

What makes the threats that led to the weekend's embassy closings so significant?
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Brazil Olympics Are An Excuse to Militarize the Police Force

When a country depends on the military to support police functions, everyone loses.
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Without the Voting Rights Act, Will the South Welcome Back Jim Crow?

After the Supreme Court made their controversial decision about the Voting Rights Act, some of the previously covered states are moving quickly to implement new changes to their voting laws.