Deputy Editor/Online, The New Republic
theatlanticwire.com — President Obama delivering his major policy speech outlining the future of America's military drone program, and the future of the entire war on terror, though he doesn't want us to call it that anymore. Here are the key highlights, live video, instant analysis, and much more.
newrepublic.com — The violence in Syria has descended into sectarian warfare, attracting Islamic extremists from all over the world. Tensions with Turkey have escalated as the conflict claims Turkish lives and threatens to spill across its border.
bbc.co.uk — Discrimination against Jews and Muslims is on the rise around the world, according to an annual US Department of State report. The findings for 2012 spoke of an increase in anti-Islamic sentiment in Europe and Asia. It also said there was growing anti-Semitism, especially in Venezuela, Egypt and Iran.
surveymonkey.com — Recent studies have raised questions about the impact of sexual lubricants on the risk of acquiring HIV and other sexually transmitted infections (STIs). It is outrageous that more than 30 years into the HIV pandemic, we don't know whether sexual lubricants increase, decrease or have no impact on the risk of acquiring HIV and other STIs.
online.wsj.com — Former prosecutors and police officials say the investigation into the Oscar Pistorius murder case exposes weaknesses in South Africa's national justice system, in which police and the courts can't keep up with an unusually large load of violent-crime cases.
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