Russia has one of the highest rates of abortion in the world: 53.7 abortions per 1,000 women between the ages of 15 and 44, according to recent UN statistics. In recent years, Russian leaders, worried about the country's declining population, have increasingly begun to view abortion as a threat to national security.
Politicians, pundits and government officials like to stress that America has never been less safe. There’s nuclear North Korea, Iran and Pakistan, China’s growing economic might, cyber attacks, terrorists, the decline of American hegemony -- the list goes on.
Lawyers and advocates for Guantánamo Bay detainees thought President Obama’s election would solve the big problems with the system. Nearly four years after Obama’s inauguration, the opposite has occurred. Detainee rights have tightened.