Georgie Anne Geyer

Georgie Anne Geyer by Georgie Anne Geyer

December 16, 2014

Torture Report Reveals a Moral Crossroads

WASHINGTON -- Some months ago, I was speaking with one of the world's most eloquent critics of torture, Dr. Cherif Bassiouni in Chicago. At one point, I asked the professor emeritus of law at DePaul University that old question: What would you do if one person held the secret to destroying the world and he... continue

December 09, 2014

Girls Don't Need to Be One of the Boys

WASHINGTON -- It is seldom advisable for a newspaper writer to start off a column on an important and frightening subject with her own experience, but that is exactly what I am going to do. Because I really can't think of any other way to underline how far we women have come, sadly in this case at our... continue

November 25, 2014

Hard Truths Must Prevail in Immigration Policy

WASHINGTON -- Immigration to American shores is in the newspapers and on television every day now, and many Americans doubtless believe they know what this bedeviling problem is really about. They would feel secure, for instance, in endorsing these common beliefs about the mass movements of people across U.S.... continue

November 18, 2014

Greedy Wars Erode Our Moral Foundation

WASHINGTON -- In addition to all the "happy" news these days -- from the invasion of Ukraine, to the horrendous beheadings by ISIS, to China's designs on world power -- one concern suspiciously underlies many of these stories: The U.S. is uniting, particularly in the Middle East, with hitherto... continue

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