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Reversal in Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell Policy?

by Andrew Kessinger October 8, 2009

Is the Pentagon starting to reverse its support of Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell? This month’s Joint Force Quarterly boldly asserts, “there is no scientific evidence to support the claim that unit cohesion will be negatively affected if homosexuals serve openly.”

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Dinner with Ahmadinejad

by Andrew Kessinger September 28, 2009

Very rarely are mere students afforded the chance to meet with heads of state, so when invited to dine with Mahmoud Ahmadinejad this week, I accepted.

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You Can’t Read This In China

by Andrew Kessinger August 14, 2009

Chinese Internet users won a small but encouraging victory on Thursday when Information Technology Minister, Li Yizhong, eased the controversial requirement to install website-filtering software on all new personal computers.

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Europe is Closing Guantanamo

by Andrew Kessinger August 2, 2009

Thanks to renewed transatlantic cooperation, President Barack Obama is one small step closer to keeping his campaign promise to close the controversial Guantanamo Bay detention center.

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Iran’s Bastille Day

by Andrew Kessinger July 20, 2009

We have recently celebrated the anniversaries of the American and French Revolutions, both violent civil uprisings that changed the course of their nation’s history. A similar storm seems to be brewing – this time in Iran.

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Hackers and Retooled Institutions

by Andrew Kessinger July 10, 2009

You may have missed it.

As fireworks were exploding over our nation’s capital this Independence Day weekend, U.S. government websites were being shut down by hackers.

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