Kristin Y. Christman: Instead of adding more killing to the killing in vain attempts to achieve physical control over people’s minds, the most powerful step the U.S. can take is to change its own behavior to reduce tension within Middle Eastern minds.
ome maintain that intelligence acquired by the U.S. government, with methods ranging from torture to collection of Americans’ phone data, is necessary to prevent another 9/11. But let’s be clear about two types of intelligence. One type revolves around CIA-type information: who knows who, who’s planning what, when to kill someone where. Let’s call that […]