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  • September 4, 2021

A clear and present absence of danger

Todd Bensman’s America Covert Border War faces various challenges from the beginning. First, it is a speculative nonfiction work on how terrorists conspire to kill Americans. could cross the border between the United States and Mexico, although neither is known to have done so. Second, it was published 15 years after the fear of Islamic…

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Mixed martial messages

For roughly half a decade, a small contingent of criminal justice reformers have pleaded with Americans to divert some of our attention from opposing the war on drugs to pitying violent criminals. “We cannot get from where we are to where we need to be simply by freeing the innocent and harmless,” wrote the late…

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