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It’s Time For Real Spying Reform Law

It’s Time For Real Spying Reform

By Carol Rose and Jessie Rossman

Government surveillance programs are not just invasive; they threaten the foundation of democratic society.

A Bright Spot On An Anniversary From Hell Middle East

A Bright Spot On An Anniversary From Hell

By Neta Crawford

As we mark the 12th anniversary of the war in Afghanistan, many assessments of the conflict are negative. But, Neta Crawford says, in its handling of civilian casualties, the U.S. military has made noteworthy progress.

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Advocating For Tougher Gun Laws Guns

Advocating For Tougher Gun Laws

By John E. Rosenthal

Today on Beacon Hill, Gov. Patrick and Boston Mayor Menino make their cases for tougher gun laws. Also this week, recall elections in Colorado ousted two state senators who supported the state’s new gun restrictions.

What Obama Should Say About Syria Middle East

What Obama Should Say About Syria

By Robert C. Bordone & Alonzo Emery

As the diplomatic and military options for Syria continue to evolve, the president is planning to address the American people from the White House tonight.

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If I Sentenced Manning Law

If I Sentenced Manning

By Nancy Gertner

The 35-year prison sentence for Manning strikes Nancy Gertner as “disproportionate.”

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