COMMENT/ANALYSIS - IRISH EXAMINER

Horror of perpetual re-execution

After the execution of James Foley, the old framework in which reporters are generally tolerated may be coming to an end, writes Jack Shafer.

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Inhuman intelligence is important for US in fast-moving war

As the US begins to move against Islamic State forces, intelligence gathering on the ground, from the air, and through the airwaves is of paramount importance, write David Axe and Robert Beckhusen.

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Abortion case analysis: LEFT WITHOUT A VOICE

It is no longer sustainable to maintain laws that visit cruelty on the most vulnerable on the basis of one particular religion, writes Special Correspondent Michael Clifford This story is enriched with multi-media content

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TOURISM INDUSTRY: Word of mouth is just a click away

In the search for top online ratings, tourists and the industry have reason to cheer,say Carlo Ratti and Matthew Claudel

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Irish Abortion laws: NO MORE THAN A VESSEL

If ever there was a tipping point in the national historic drama of Irish abortion laws, this latest horror is it, writes Rachel Doyle

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Return to old ways of policing

The militarisation of policing must stop in wake of Ferguson shooting, writes Joseph D. McNamara

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Irish Rail declares All-Ireland war

Iarnr√≥d √Čireann’s decision to go ahead with pay cuts will end a fragile stand-off with trade unions, writes Stephen Rogers

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ROBBED OF HUMANITY IN FERGUSON

The disproportionate incidence of police use of excessive force on black and Hispanic men is often equated to prejudice, but, as David Dante asks, what if dehumanisation is really the bigger problem? This story is enriched with multi-media content

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IRISH GREYHOUND BOARD: Strategic plan not on track

Well into the second year of a five-year plan for the greyhound industry, Investigative Correspondent Conor Ryan studies the latest forecasts

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