October 8, 2005Public Health Threats and Pandemics
Fears of bird flu dominated last week’s headlines. First, scientists announced their discovery October 5 that the 1918 outbreak of influenza, which killed 50 million people, was caused by bird flu th…
November 29, 2005Iraq
It is the question of the moment in Washington: How and when should the United States begin drawing down its forces in Iraq and turning over more responsibility for that nation’s security to local fo…
January 4, 2006United States
Should the domestic spying of U.S. "persons" be permitted? If it is "critical to saving lives," then yes, argues President Bush. He further says that shortly after the September 11, 2001, attacks Con…
March 10, 2009United States
Six experts weigh in on the consequences for the U.S. economy if Congress creates a greenhouse gas cap-and-trade system.
January 20, 2010Homeland Security
Four experts discuss how legal and political developments should affect the Obama administration’s promise to close the prison at Guantanamo Bay.