Impose No-Fly on Libya
The question raised by the wave of protests spreading across the Middle East is not whether to deal with autocrats, but how to deal with them.
Less than two years ago, prime ministers and presidents sat down to talk about world trade and food security with Muammar Qaddafi. Today, Libya’s tyrant is paying mercenaries to shoot his people in the streets like "rats" and "cockroaches". When strongmen are vulnerable, as now, the priority is to push them towards reform and away from violence. The West should press for human rights and democracy—even when it is inconvenient, as it is with China and Russia. Just ask those who have summoned up the courage to risk death for a cause on the streets of Tripoli.
The stories we tell define history. So who gets the mic in America?
- History is written by lions. But it's also recorded by lambs.
- In order to understand American history, we need to look at the events of the past as more prismatic than the narrative given to us in high school textbooks.
- Including different voices can paint a more full and vibrant portrait of America. Which is why more walks of American life can and should be storytellers.
A glass of juice has as much sugar, ounce for ounce, as a full-calorie soda. And those vitamins do almost nothing.
Quick: think back to childhood (if you've reached the scary clown you've gone too far). What did your parents or guardians give you to keep you quiet? If you're anything like most parents, it was juice. But here's the thing: juice is bad for you.
The controversy around the Torah codes gets a new life.
- Mathematicians claim to see a predictive pattern in the ancient Torah texts.
- The code is revealed by a method found with special computer software.
- Some events described by reading the code took place after the code was written.
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