“The North’s Andersonville”

Camp Douglas, in Chicago, Illinois, sometimes described as “The North’s Andersonville,” was one of the largest Union Army prisoner-of-war camps for Confederate soldiers taken prisoner during the American Civil…

Ethiopia’s Tigray crisis

A former guerrilla fighter who used to jam the communication network of Ethiopian troops, Debretsion Gebremichael is now leading the…

Fast Radio Burst 121102

Our old friend FRB 121102 is back, and right on time. Earlier this year, astronomers identified a distinct 157-day cycle…

Biden not getting intelligence reports

The Trump administration’s unwillingness to acknowledge that former Vice President Joe Biden won the election has led to an unusual restriction on…

Israel Destroys Palestinian Homes

Israeli authorities demolished a rural Palestinian hamlet in the occupied West Bank on Tuesday, residents and rights advocates said. More than…

2020 Electoral College outlook

Perhaps one of the most unexpected developments in the 2020 presidential campaign is how remarkably stable the state of the race has…

Unit 8200

Unit 8200 is an Israeli Intelligence Corps unit of the Israel Defense Forces responsible for collecting signal intelligence (SIGINT) and code decryption. Military publications include references to…

Why Christians Should Dump Trump

It’s well known that conservative Christians are among Donald Trump’s strongest supporters. If all you knew about me was where…

Trump Is a National Disgrace

This assault on our democracy must stop. The current president is ignorant, incompetent, inhumane and a prodigious liar, passing 20,000…