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Washington Post calls conviction of reporter in closed-door trial ‘outrageous’

Washington Post calls conviction of reporter in closed-door trial ‘outrageous’

The Washington Post on Monday angrily denounced the conviction of one of its reporters in a secret Iranian court, calling the proceeding an “outrageous injustice.” Washington Post executive editor Martin Baron criticized Iran’s conviction of Post reporter Jason Rezaian in a closed-door trial on charges

The Unlearned Lessons of 9/11

The Unlearned Lessons of 9/11

The terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001 should have been a rude awakening from the dogmatic slumbers of the previous decade. Instead, after the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991, the West went on a vacation from history. The seeming triumph of liberal democracy

ISIS blows up ancient temple: destroys monastery and desecrates saint’s tomb in Palmyra

ISIS blows up ancient temple: destroys monastery and desecrates saint’s tomb in Palmyra

(CNN)The burgeoning list of appalling acts by ISIS has grown even longer: The Islamic extremist group has blown up a nearly 2,000-year-old temple in the historic ruins of Palmyra, Syria. Maamoun Abdulkarim, Syria’s director-general of antiquities and museums, said Sunday that sources in Palmyra informed