Michael Shank




Stories by Michael Shank
Does the U.S. have a moral imperative in Syria?

Dec. 8, 2012Seven-year-old Walid, right, is comforted as he mourns a fallen Syrian rebel fighter taken away for burial in … Continued

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Does the U.S. have a moral imperative in Syria?

We cannot let “morality” messaging and media spin mislead the American public into a war it doesn’t support.

Our moral obligations in Somalia

When pundits and politicos in Washington think of Somalia, the first thing they likely think of is al-Shabaab, the violent … Continued

Advertising against Muslims? Not with my tax dollars.

That the Federal Bureau of Investigation, or any other entity for that matter, thinks we can defeat terrorism through an … Continued

‘Amish Mafia’ is a shame, unrealistic portrayal of plain people

If anyone thinks that the Discovery Channel is about actual discovery of, say, science, history, space, or tech, as their … Continued

Political discourse: a family affair

AP This photo combo shows President Barack Obama in Chapel Hill, N.C. on April 24, 2012, and Republican presidential candidate, … Continued