North Korean Diplomats Dine Alone

CAIRO — The 12th Islamic Summit served ostensibly served as backdrop for President Ahmadinejad’s recent Cairo trip, the first by an Iranian leader to Egypt since the 1979 revolution. Yet, following

Government Transparency Is Inevitable

Last week was an exciting one for government transparency advocates. Monday a memo outlining some of the legal justification and limits to the US government’s power to assassinate American citizens

Google should say au revoir to France

Yahoo Finance reports that the French government has decided to go after American web giants Google and Amazon for billions of dollars in back taxes. This comes on the heels

China’s War on Christmas

For years, the American right has been decrying the “War on Christmas.” Santa has replaced Jesus, many complain; nativities are an increasingly rare sight; public schools close for “winter break”