War & Peace

Sarah Lazare, staff writer
More than seven years after guards with the private mercenary company Blackwater opened fire on Iraqi civilians in downtown Baghdad, killing 17 people and wounding 20, a federal jury on Wednesday found four of the men involved with the massacre guilty in the case. Former guard Nicholas Slatten was handed a guilty verdict for first-degree murder,...
Lauren McCauley, staff writer
Fighters with the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (or ISIS) are claiming to...
Jon Queally, staff writer
A federal judge has given the Obama administration less than two additional...

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In a stunning indictment of the Gaza assault as the act of a savage nation, its own president has proclaimed Israel a "sick society" incapable of empathy or dialogue and in need of "treatment." In a conference speech, President Reuven Rivlin suggested Israel has forgotten not just how to be Jews, but "how to be decent human beings." For (further) evidence, video of Israeli soldiers arresting a mute, disabled boy for possibly throwing a stone as Israeli settlers cheer. This makes us sick.