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As the hunt for homegrown terrorists sympathetic to Hezbollah intensifies, the Muslims of Dearborn, Michigan are losing their trust in American justice.
The standoff between the Senate and the Bush Administration over
military tribunals, torture and war crimes tests core legal and moral
issues and will determine the kind of country America wishes to be.
Prime midyear election issues: Torture and eavesdropping are illegal. We are a nation founded on the rule of law.
Despite mounting evidence, Americans remain willfully blind to the government's barbaric treatment of terror suspects. Now, human rights groups and religious organizations are using testimonies from victims to awaken moral revulsion at what is being done in our name.
A recent rally at the World Trade Center site displayed anti-immigration activists' latest tactics: distorting the truth and exploiting national security concerns.
From all official statements so far, the August 10 terror plot
uncovered in Britain was the biggest thing since 9/11. But
then again, perhaps it wasn't. It's not too early to ask the questions
on which a final judgment must depend.
Young, US-born Hispanics who took to the streets to push for immigrant
rights are hoping to become a potent political force in the midterm
elections and beyond.
American white supremacist groups have a long and ugly history of using
anxieties over immigration as a recruitment tool. It's happening again,
with a vengeance.
CNN pundit Lou Dobbs has made himself a "specialist" in channeling
nativist, nationalist and even white supremacist rhetoric.
The Minutemen have been transformed from an extremist "citizen border
patrol" to part of the neocon establishment. Has their leader sold out,
or bought in?