Peace and Security
August 6, 2012 -
Reportedly a psy ops specialist, Wade Michael Page was also a frustrated neo-Nazi and the leader of a racist white-power band based in North Carolina.
July 20, 2012 -
Frank Gaffney Jr. of Virginia wrote the controversial report that five members of Congress cited in calling for a probe into alleged Islamist infiltration of the U.S. government. Now known for his anti-Muslim extremism, including efforts against an Islamic center in Tennessee, Gaffney played a key role in shaping U.S. security policy after 9/11.
May 31, 2012 -
Research by the Urban Institute finds a high rate of veterans who lack insurance in states like Louisiana that have been slow to implement provisions of the Affordable Care Act.
March 6, 2012 -
One state lawmaker compared the police response to the peaceful protesters to Massive Resistance, the violent effort to stop integration of the state's public schools a half-century ago.
December 16, 2011 -
With the U.S. war in Iraq declared to be officially over, a look at the conflict's costs by the numbers.
December 1, 2011 -
As the grassroots movement opposing the controversial gas-drilling technique known as hydraulic fracturing or "fracking" racks up political victories, the industry embraces military tactics for dealing with its critics.
October 24, 2011 -
American oil and security firms see big opportunities in post-Gaddafi Libya.