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Pope Francis, Copyright: Raffaele Esposito

"Unbridled Capitalism": New Evidence

September 24, 2015

If you want to know what Pope Francis has in mind when he points out that capitalism is running amok, or has become "unbridled" and needs to be reined in, you do not have to go far.

Bashar Al Assad

Negotiate an End to the War in Syria

September 15, 2015

The time has come to accept that there are only bad options in Syria, and to choose the least tragic one. 

Apple Worldwide Developers Conference

Why ‘Ultimate Encryption’ Should Be Illegal

September 08, 2015

Tech companies are increasingly adopting what I call “ultimate encryption” (UE), encryption schemes that allow only the sender and the receiver of the communication to decrypt the message. Hence, tech companies are unable to comply when the authorities present a search warrant, based on the government having provided a sufficient level of particularized suspicion.