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Can North Africa be saved?

North Africa is a huge area that is becoming a safe haven for terror groups. Does the United States need to be involved there?
ANDRE LE GALLO, UPI Outside View Commentator
GOP actions belie conservative principles

GOP actions belie conservative principles

Conservative prescriptions do offer the best path to a robust prosperity but voters won’t accept Republican protection of privilege and prejudices.
PETER MORICI, UPI Outside View Commentator
Women fight Keystone XL from north and south

Women fight Keystone XL from north and south

Along the miles of transcontinental pipeline being built to transport oil from the tar sands of Canada, women are fighting the project. One put her body in front of a bulldozer. Another is challenging eminent domain seizure of her family's land.
By Melinda Tuhus

Questions for President Obama

As U.S. President Barack Obama arrives in Israel, Iran will dominate the agenda but in the United States the economy is still a looming issue.
HARLAN ULLMAN, UPI Outside View Commentator
Lauren Wolfe crowdsources rape, sex assault data

Lauren Wolfe crowdsources rape, sex assault data

Women are often assaulted and raped in conflict-ridden countries and Women Under Siege is keeping track. As the project grows and spans more and more countries, its founding director stays busy breaking the silence.
By Maggie Freleng

Commentary: Global gridlock -- and lockjaw

A former national security adviser says the United States faces its biggest threat since the fear of nuclear war with the Soviet Union: Cyberterrorism and cyberwarfare.
ARNAUD DE BORCHGRAVE, UPI Editor at Large

Ahmadinejad's 'embraceable you' faux pas

It was surprising to observe Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, a diehard Islamist, conduct himself as a man of compassion.
JAMES ZUMWALT, UPI Outside View Commentator
[VIDEO] Sexy guys do pin-ups for women's safety

[VIDEO] Sexy guys do pin-ups for women's safety

Male models and others involved with the Hunks4Hope calendar project talk about the need to end domestic violence and help survivors. Footage was taken on March 10, in neighborhoods around New York.
By Hajer Naili

The best news yet

It isn't often that one gets to report undiluted good news but we now know that the world has achieved the main target of the Millennium Development Goals.
MARTIN WALKER, UPI Editor Emeritus
Despite parent leave law, sky did not fall

Despite parent leave law, sky did not fall

The Family Medical Leave Act was passed 20 years ago and despite the hue and cry, the sky did not fall on employers or the economy. It's time to extend these vital protections to more workers and more obligations.
By Allison Stevens

Commentary: Rags to riches to rags

The dark side of the financial moon is the U.S. Treasury that says financial institutions file more than 15 million “suspicious activity reports” every year.
ARNAUD DE BORCHGRAVE, UPI Editor at Large

Small businesses may drown in regulatory tidal wave

If federal agencies would place a greater emphasis on promoting compliance we would see enormous improvements to a regulatory system and the nation’s economy.
NICHOLAS N. OWENS, UPI Outside View Commentator
Media portrayal of black woman the real 'Scandal'

Media portrayal of black woman the real 'Scandal'

Lawyer Angeli Rasbury pleads her case for why viewers should question the love choices of the TV show's lead character, Olivia Pope, and the negative messages they reinforce about relationships and sexuality when it comes to race.
By Angeli Rasbury
Ryan's untenable Medicare, Medicaid solutions torpedo GOP

Ryan's untenable Medicare, Medicaid solutions torpedo GOP

Republicans are losing U.S. elections they could win by slavishly clinging to untenable solutions for skyrocketing federal healthcare costs that voters reject.
PETER MORICI, UPI Outside View Commentator

Time to save Iranian exiles in Iraq before more lives are wasted

The international community should act to prevent a catastrophe and ensure that the story of the residents of Camp Liberty in Iraq does not go down as tragedy.
ALEX CARLILE, UPI Outside View Commentator

Hidden in plain sight

As U.S. President Barack Obama and his administration begin a second term, they face powerfully transformed political landscapes at home and abroad.
HARLAN ULLMAN, UPI Outside View Commentator
Activists connect choice to reproductive justice

Activists connect choice to reproductive justice

As the battle to preserve reproductive freedom heats up, abortion-rights advocates are increasingly embracing the quest for "reproductive justice." Younger activists predict 2013 will be the year "choice" fades out.
By Molly M. Ginty

Chavez -- the man who would be king

The next leader of Venezuela will have to deal with the issues created by the presidency of Hugo Chavez.
JAMES ZUMWALT, UPI Outside View Commentator
Mayhem rules for Filipina mom in shanty baby boom

Mayhem rules for Filipina mom in shanty baby boom

Catholic opposition has kept a Philippines birth-control law passed in 2012 from reaching the women in shanties, where the birth rate is booming. Our reporter visits a woman who wanted three children and wound up with eight, aged 2 to 21.
By Iris Gonzales

Euro crisis returns

Maybe the British aren't quite as isolated when to comes to the European Union as the conventional wisdom in Brussels likes to think.
MARTIN WALKER, UPI Editor Emeritus
Time to honor heroism of South African women

Time to honor heroism of South African women

Charlotte Maxeke, Lilian Ngoyi and Helen Joseph are some of the leaders extolled in a small exhibit at the Apartheid Museum that pays rare tribute to those who fought pass cards. Current-day leaders, meanwhile, are battling HIV, violence and fear.
By Rita Henley Jensen

Unemployment falls to 7.7 percent as many adults quit looking for work

Economists expect U.S. gross domestic product growth to rebound and moderate jobs creation to continue.
PETER MORICI, UPI Outside View Commentator

Rural women poised to get more from tribal justice

Traditional leaders adjudicate household violence and land inheritance for the majority of rural women in the developing world. Increasingly, human rights activists want them to give women a better shake.
By Amy Lieberman

The IJC should be removed from the Netherlands

The author says the International Court of Justice should be move from The Hague since Dutch authorities refuse to follow rule of law regarding Joris Demmink
TARAS KUZIO, UPI Outside View Commentator

Iranian spies in our midst

It is time for the United States to fight back in the Iranian information wars against Tehran's dissidents.
RICHARD R. SCHOEBERL, UPI Outside View Commentator
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