FROM Jason Harrington
Alarming Confessions of a TSA Airport Screener A former agent for the Transportation Security Administration has written what he calls a "confession" about his duties as an airport screener. If you were worried about invasion of privacy, you were probably right. "Dear America, I Saw You Naked… and Yes, We Were Laughing" is the title of an article in Politico by Jason Harrington, a former agent for the TSA.
The longest US war: Will Trump send more troops to Afghanistan? The Trump White House is divided over the Pentagon's request for more troops in Afghanistan—where the US has been fighting for the past 16 years. Is there a formula -- either for "victory" or a political settlement? Is there an end in sight for America's longest war?
Venezuela spirals into economic and political chaos Venezuela, a country whose potential for prosperity is unmatched, finds itself on the verge of civil war. What sustains the repressive government? With time running out, guest host León Krauze looks at what the international community can do to pull the country from the edge of collapse.
Replacing Obamacare: Now you see it… now you don’t As the Senate deliberates replacing Obmacare, health coverage for millions of people is at stake. There've been no public hearings, and a draft measure won't be made public. Is the House version so unpopular that that Senate is hiding a version that looks much the same?