Peace and Security

A ‘Good Guy With a Gun’ Isn’t Enough

A ‘Good Guy With a Gun’ Isn’t Enough

After the massacre of kindergarteners at Sandy Hook Elementary School in 2012, the gun lobby offered its usual blame-the-victims, good-guy-with-a-gun excuse: If only the teachers had been armed! This time, at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, someone did have a...

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A Cruel Holiday Gift for Refugee Families

A Cruel Holiday Gift for Refugee Families

Two months after experiencing the devastating 7.0 magnitude earthquake that hit Haiti in January 2010, my dad finally made it back home to Boston. What had started as a holiday vacation turned into weeks of sleeping outside the family home in Haiti, fearful that it...

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A Mass Murderer’s Love Song to Trump

A Mass Murderer’s Love Song to Trump

"We've had a great relationship," exulted a giddy Donald Trump, following his two-day schmoozefest in Manila with the thuggish Philippine president, Rodrigo Duterte. Duterte, who calls himself a "toughie," brags that he's personally killed many people and likes to...

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