Atlantic readers offer ideas including a tricameral legislature, a ban on incarcerating nonviolent criminals, and declassifying all information after 20 years.
Don't reassess W.'s legacy without remembering the grave charges levied against him.
There were other terrorist attacks perpetrated on American soil, and thousands of Americans killed in the war of choice he incompetently waged.
Every major news organization in America has reported on and acknowledged ties to radical Islamist beliefs.
He talks as if 9/11 and the Boston marathon bombing justify cameras everywhere. But they wouldn't have stopped either attack.
An informal survey suggests a desire for greater privacy protections is present among some liberals, conservatives and libertarians.
Farea al-Muslimi, a 22-year-old, described the time a Hellfire missile hit his home village in testimony before a U.S. Senate committee.
The perpetrators attempted a mass murder. But did they have a political aim? There's no harm in waiting for definitive proof.
Yes, of course terrorism is real. But that doesn't mean the hawkish approach to counterterrorism hasn't been discredited.
The manhunt for two fugitives wanted in the Boston marathon bombing takes a deadly turn.
Innocent Muslim Americans and those mistaken for them are particularly vulnerable in the aftermath of a terrorist attack.
The Pennsylvania Department of Health doesn't make it impossible to report a "horror clinic" on its website, but it isn't easy either.
Racial and ethnic minorities are often made scapegoats. The press ought to be attuned to that.
That fantastical scenario never materialized, but the stigma around prisoner abuse was weakened. That doesn't bother Max Boot.
Centrist, establishment types detail brutal, illegal interrogation tactics in a new reckoning.
A man held prisoner for more than a decade describes the abuse he's suffered at the hands of the present administration.
Every one of them amounts to someone saying, "This is how I think American journalism works."
The dead babies. The exploited women. The racism. The numerous governmental failures. It is thoroughly newsworthy.
What's most racially "cringe-worthy," Rand Paul's speech at Howard, Stop and Frisk, or indefinite detention?
The belief that marriage is permanent helps sustain unions worth saving. But some people are better off divorced.