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Obama Calls for a New Authorization to Fight Terrorism. Until Then, He’ll Just Keep Using Bush’s.
Last Week French Officials Stood Up for Offensive Speech. This Week They’re Arresting People for It.
ISIS and al-Qaida Are Enemies. How Can They Both Have Been Involved in the Paris Attacks?
The Charlie Hebdo Shooting Was a Violent Attack Against Blasphemy. Governments Do This All the Time.
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The Editor of Charlie Hebdo Was on an al-Qaida Magazine Hit List. Here’s Who Else Is On It.
Charlie Hebdo and Michel Houellebecq: The Proud Provocateurs at the Center of Today’s Paris Terror Attack
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GOP Women Stopped the 20-Week Abortion Bill. That’s Not Standing Up for Reproductive Rights.
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