Anam Khan

In September, northwest Pakistan was devastated by heavy floods. Millions of people fled submerged villages in desperation. Militants based in the region were quick to respond with food, medical aid, and shelter. The overshadowing of the government's own response efforts to the disaster has serious implications, says Anam Khan.

Ed Hancox

One of the key initiatives that President Obama announced during the State of the Union address was a freeze on federal spending increases, and one key area of spending he made a point of exempting was the defense budget.   That reminded me of