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Judge Rules Some Detainees Can be Held Forever without Charge

Lost among the news on Wednesday of the Senate’s rejection of President Barack Obama’s plan to close down the prison at Guantánamo Bay was a federal court ruling that said the government can continue to hold certain terrorism suspects indefinitely...   read more

Pakistan Fighting Leads to World’s Worst Refugee Crisis in 15 Years

Not since the 1994 genocide in Rwanda has there been a such a large-scale humanitarian crisis as the one currently growing in Pakistan. As a result of the massive offensive that Pakistan’s military has launched to root out the Taliban in the Swat ...   read more

9 Job Seekers for Every Available Job

The unemployment rate, the statistic most commonly used by government and media to tell how the economy is doing, does not indicate just how bad things really are in the United States. That’s because the unemployment rate, calculated each month by...   read more

Misleading Story of the Month: Majority of Americans “Pro-Life”

When Gallup released a poll last week showing a majority of Americans considered themselves pro-life (51%-42%), opponents of abortion used the data to show that President Barack Obama’s liberal policies had galvanized Americans into moving away fr...   read more

States and Counties with the Most…

The U.S. Census Bureau last week announced some of the latest demographic changes among states and counties with respect to ethnic composition, age and gender. According to new statistics, more counties continued to become “majority-minority”—mean...   read more

Would Releasing the Detainee Abuse Photos Really Endanger U.S. Troops?

The reason President Obama and his supporters gave for refusing to comply with a court order to release 44 photos of the abuse of detainees is that the photos would inflame anti-American sentiment and endanger U.S. troops in Iraq and Afghanistan. ...   read more

GOP Attacks Supreme Court Nominee…Whoever It Is

Regardless of whom Obama nominates to succeed soon-to-retire Justice David H. Souter, Republicans have already stockpiled ammunition against possible nominees. According to Gary Marx, executive director of the conservative Judicial Confirmation Ne...   read more

What’s In the Photos Obama Won’t Release?

Whether it’s because of the potential ramifications for U.S. soldiers overseas or for his important upcoming speech to the Muslim world in Cairo on June 4, President Barack Obama is now refusing to release photos of detainees captured in disturbin...   read more

Judge Orders Release of another Guantánamo Prisoner after Seven Years

While President Barack Obama has given the go-ahead, once again, for military tribunals to try suspected terrorists, U.S. federal courts continue to find serious problems with the legal cases that the government has built against Guantánamo detain...   read more

Health Industry Passes Financial Sector in Lobbying Race

For months, Americans sat by and watched as the banking and finance industry, in the wake of their self-induced meltdown, got just about everything they wanted from both the Bush administration and the Obama administration. Now it’s the turn of th...   read more

FBI Terror Interrogator Didn’t Need Torture

Torture saved America. That’s essentially what former Vice President Dick Cheney and other Bush administration officials want everyone to believe. But according to Ali Soufan, one of the FBI’s top experts on al Qaeda—a man who personally interroga...   read more

Medicare…8 Years to Go

If President Barack Obama manages to serve two terms in office, he will leave the White House just as the nation’s most important health care program collapses—based on current projections and if nothing is done to shore up Medicare. It’s not exac...   read more

Reversing the Outsourcing of Government Work

After 110 days in office, President Obama is trying to take a big step in reversing an important trend that he opposed during the presidential election campaign. The new proposed federal budget, which was released last week, outlines the administr...   read more

Source for Colin Powell’s Fake UN Claim of Iraq-al-Qaeda Connection Dies in Libyan Prison

Ibn al-Sheikh al-Libi, the man who told of a phony connection between former Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein and al-Qaeda while being tortured, has died in a Libyan prison, allegedly of suicide. Al-Libi was the unnamed source that former Secretary o...   read more

White Phosphorus: War of Blame Escalates in Afghanistan

The U.S. military has launched a full-scale public relations battle over an attack in Afghanistan last week that apparently involved a chemical outlawed by international treaties. At issue is who used white phosphorus on the people of Farah provin...   read more

Not Just Your Everyday Sleep Deprivation

Of all the torture techniques banned by President Barack Obama, the one that CIA leaders wanted most to retain was sleep deprivation. The reason was two-fold: sleep deprivation was both effective in getting suspected terrorists to talk, and it was...   read more
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Top Stories

3009 to 3024 of about 3130 News
Prev 1 ... 187 188 189 190 191 ... 196 Next

Judge Rules Some Detainees Can be Held Forever without Charge

Lost among the news on Wednesday of the Senate’s rejection of President Barack Obama’s plan to close down the prison at Guantánamo Bay was a federal court ruling that said the government can continue to hold certain terrorism suspects indefinitely...   read more

Pakistan Fighting Leads to World’s Worst Refugee Crisis in 15 Years

Not since the 1994 genocide in Rwanda has there been a such a large-scale humanitarian crisis as the one currently growing in Pakistan. As a result of the massive offensive that Pakistan’s military has launched to root out the Taliban in the Swat ...   read more

9 Job Seekers for Every Available Job

The unemployment rate, the statistic most commonly used by government and media to tell how the economy is doing, does not indicate just how bad things really are in the United States. That’s because the unemployment rate, calculated each month by...   read more

Misleading Story of the Month: Majority of Americans “Pro-Life”

When Gallup released a poll last week showing a majority of Americans considered themselves pro-life (51%-42%), opponents of abortion used the data to show that President Barack Obama’s liberal policies had galvanized Americans into moving away fr...   read more

States and Counties with the Most…

The U.S. Census Bureau last week announced some of the latest demographic changes among states and counties with respect to ethnic composition, age and gender. According to new statistics, more counties continued to become “majority-minority”—mean...   read more

Would Releasing the Detainee Abuse Photos Really Endanger U.S. Troops?

The reason President Obama and his supporters gave for refusing to comply with a court order to release 44 photos of the abuse of detainees is that the photos would inflame anti-American sentiment and endanger U.S. troops in Iraq and Afghanistan. ...   read more

GOP Attacks Supreme Court Nominee…Whoever It Is

Regardless of whom Obama nominates to succeed soon-to-retire Justice David H. Souter, Republicans have already stockpiled ammunition against possible nominees. According to Gary Marx, executive director of the conservative Judicial Confirmation Ne...   read more

What’s In the Photos Obama Won’t Release?

Whether it’s because of the potential ramifications for U.S. soldiers overseas or for his important upcoming speech to the Muslim world in Cairo on June 4, President Barack Obama is now refusing to release photos of detainees captured in disturbin...   read more

Judge Orders Release of another Guantánamo Prisoner after Seven Years

While President Barack Obama has given the go-ahead, once again, for military tribunals to try suspected terrorists, U.S. federal courts continue to find serious problems with the legal cases that the government has built against Guantánamo detain...   read more

Health Industry Passes Financial Sector in Lobbying Race

For months, Americans sat by and watched as the banking and finance industry, in the wake of their self-induced meltdown, got just about everything they wanted from both the Bush administration and the Obama administration. Now it’s the turn of th...   read more

FBI Terror Interrogator Didn’t Need Torture

Torture saved America. That’s essentially what former Vice President Dick Cheney and other Bush administration officials want everyone to believe. But according to Ali Soufan, one of the FBI’s top experts on al Qaeda—a man who personally interroga...   read more

Medicare…8 Years to Go

If President Barack Obama manages to serve two terms in office, he will leave the White House just as the nation’s most important health care program collapses—based on current projections and if nothing is done to shore up Medicare. It’s not exac...   read more

Reversing the Outsourcing of Government Work

After 110 days in office, President Obama is trying to take a big step in reversing an important trend that he opposed during the presidential election campaign. The new proposed federal budget, which was released last week, outlines the administr...   read more

Source for Colin Powell’s Fake UN Claim of Iraq-al-Qaeda Connection Dies in Libyan Prison

Ibn al-Sheikh al-Libi, the man who told of a phony connection between former Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein and al-Qaeda while being tortured, has died in a Libyan prison, allegedly of suicide. Al-Libi was the unnamed source that former Secretary o...   read more

White Phosphorus: War of Blame Escalates in Afghanistan

The U.S. military has launched a full-scale public relations battle over an attack in Afghanistan last week that apparently involved a chemical outlawed by international treaties. At issue is who used white phosphorus on the people of Farah provin...   read more

Not Just Your Everyday Sleep Deprivation

Of all the torture techniques banned by President Barack Obama, the one that CIA leaders wanted most to retain was sleep deprivation. The reason was two-fold: sleep deprivation was both effective in getting suspected terrorists to talk, and it was...   read more
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