Day: July 29, 2013

Militants attack prison in NW Pakistan

Source: BBC Taliban militants wearing police uniform have launched an assault on a prison in north-west Pakistan. The attack on the jail in the town of Dera Ismail Khan began with several explosions at around midnight on Monday. Gunmen then opened fire with rocket-propelled grenades and machine-guns, police chief Sohail […]

The American-Western European Values Gap

Source: PEW research Forum American Exceptionalism Subsides UPDATED FEBRUARY 29, 2012 SURVEY REPORT As has long been the case, American values differ from those of Western Europeans in many important ways. Most notably, Americans are more individualistic and are less supportive of a strong safety net than are the publics […]